BRITISH EMPIRE

Built at: Port Metcalfe, ONT
Vessel Type: Steamer Hull Materials: Wood Number of Decks: 1
Builder Name: John Oades
Original Owner: River & Lake Steamboat Co.
POWER Propulsion: Sidewheel
DIMENSIONS Length: 167.9′ Beam: 22.6′ Depth: 7.5′ Tonnage (old style): 137.29
Final Location: St. Lawrence River.
HISTORY

1847, Apr 4 Began sailing between Ogdensburg & Montreal.
1848, Jun 24 Sank Kingston, Lake Ontario.
1849, Nov 8 Ashore above Black River, Lake Erie.
1852, May 24 Enrolled Montreal, same route, Ontario & St Lawrence Steamboat Co. Owned Lucius Moody, Montreal.
1856 Sank on St. Lawrence River.

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