Registry and Rig Information

Registry CANADA
Rig Steamer

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 285.50
Width 38.33
Depth 14.00
Gross Tonnage 1683.00
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rebuilt in 1858 at Sneeden's Shipyard, New York, N.Y.; guards narrowed three feet, main deck built up, additional framing added to hull. Rebuilt completely in 1862.
History Taken to New York via Lachine Rapids and St. Lawrence River in June, 1858. Admitted to United States registry by Special Act of Congress, January 19, 1859. Under frequent charter to U.S. Army Quartermaster Department between March 1861 and September 1862. Departed for Pacific Coast, via Cape Horn, in November 1863.
Disposition Burned while refueling at San Juan, Nicaragua, on March 11, 1869, bound from Panama for San Francisco, Cal. French frigate DU CHAYLA rescued crew.

Build Information

Builder Niagara Dock Co. (Edwards)
Place Built Niagara, Ontario
Date Built 1854-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistry

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistry
Great Western Railway1854-00-001857-00-00CANADA
Detroit and Milwaukee Railroad Co.1857-00-001858-00-00CANADA
Peter A. Hargous1858-00-001860-00-00U.S.
Marshall O. Roberts1860-00-001862-00-00U.S.
Peoples' Line1862-00-001864-00-00U.S.
Central American Transit Co.1864-00-001866-00-00U.S.
North American Steamship Co.1866-00-001868-00-00U.S.
Pacific Mail Steamship Co.1868-00-001869-00-00U.S.