Registry and Rig Information

Registry CANADA
Rig Sidewheeler

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 126.16
Width 22.75
Depth 6.00
Gross Tonnage 405.00
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage changed in 1877. Rebuilt in 1886.
History Carried passengers along Ottawa River and to Montreal.Repaired in 1879.
Collision in Canal Basin between Rigaud and Montreal on June 19, 1888 with schooner S.S. BENHOPE (?). No damage or loss of life reported.
Destroyed by fire where she wintered at Como, Quebec while being repainted. The boiler and engine were salvaged. (A Foregone Fleet: A Pictorial History of Steam-Driven Paddleboats on the Ottawa River, p. 151, \"Information courteously provided by Mrs. R.W. Shepherd, Como, Quebec; and the R.W. Shepherd Family Papers...\")
Engine and boiler likely sold foreign and placed in steam screw DAILY, U.S. 211501, built in Tacoma, WA in 1913. (Canadian Coastal and Inland Steam Vessels, 1809-1930)
Disposition Destroyed by fire at Como, Quebec on March 19, 1890. Engine & boiler salvaged.

Build Information

Builder Cantin, A.
Place Built Montreal, P.Q.
Date Built 1866-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistry

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistry
Ottawa River Navigation Co. (R.W. Shepherd, Pres.)1866-00-001890-00-00CANADA