COMMERCE (1843, Steamer) IDENTIFICATION Also known as: ECLIPSE;CALVIN, LAURA E. Year of Build: 1843 CONSTRUCTION AND OWNERSHIP Built at: Niagara, ONT Vessel Type: Steamer Hull Materials: Wood Number of Decks: 2 Builder Name: Niagara Harbor & Dock Co. Master Carpenter: Jones Original Owner and Location: James Sutherland, Toronto, ONT. POWER Number of Masts: 1 Propulsion: Sidewheel Engine Type: Vertical Beam (Walking Beam) # Cylinders: 1 # Boilers: 2 Propulsion Notes: 54″ x 11′ engine, Niagara Harbor & Dock Co. DIMENSIONS Length: 140′ Beam: 21.8′ Depth: 7.6′ Tonnage (old style): 275 FINAL DISPOSITION Final Location: Garden Island, ONT. St. Lawrence River. Date: 1863 How: Rebuilt as barkentine LAURA E. CALVIN. HISTORY1843 Renamed ECLIPSE; ran Toronto – Niagara. 1843 – 45 Owned James Sutherland, Toronto, ONT; ran Toronto – Hamilton. 1845 – 50 Owned William Bethune, Toronto. 1851 – 52 Converted to sail, Garden Island, for Calvin & Cook, Kingston, ONT. 1854 Owned Cook, Calvin & Co., Kingston. 1863 Reported rebuilt as barkantine LAURA E. CALVIN by H. Rooney for Calvin & Breck at Garden Island. NOTES From the Collection of: C. Patrick Labadie

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