ST. LAWRENCE (1848, Propeller) IDENTIFICATION Year of Build: 1848 CONSTRUCTION AND OWNERSHIP Built at: Oswego, NY Vessel Type: Propeller Hull Materials: Wood Number of Decks: 1 Builder Name: George S. Weeks Original Owner and Location: M.W. Browne, Hamilton, Ontario POWER Number of Masts: 1 DIMENSIONS Length: 125.3′ Beam: 25.4′ Depth: 10.6′ Tonnage (old style): 336.115 Capacity: 11,000 bushels HISTORY

1848, June 30 Enrolled Oswego, New York; Oswego to Chicago grain trade 1850, August 31 Owned Moses & E.G. Merrick, Oswego 1851, September 12 Collision with brig PILGRIM in Detroit River 1852, December 15 Sold Canadian, C33474; 147 x 24 x 8′, 290 tons 1855, September Ashore & waterlogged, mouth of Niagara River with wheat, flour & pork; Lake Ontario

1857 Large repairs; owned Hooker, Jacques & Company, Montreal 1858, May Damaged in running rapids on St.Lawrence River 1863 Large repairs; owned Jacques, Tracy & Company, Montreal 1865 Ran Montreal to Chicago 1867, July 5 Sunk, St.Lawrence River 1870 Ran Toledo to Montreal with grain 1871 New stanchions & bulwarks 1872 Piston broke near Main Ducks 1873, October 19 Burned, Edwardsburg Canal, near lock 26 1878, August 27 Holed near Point Pelee; towed to Malden 1878, October 19 Hull burned, Cardinal

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