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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Admiral

Ship owner: F. Baby

Ship builder: Niagara Harbour and Dock, Co., Niagara, Ontario

Year ship built: 1842

Final disposition: Burned in Toronto in 1853. Rebuilt, and engines removed in 1862.


Built between 1842-1844.



1) F. Baby, Niagara, Ontario

2) Early Canadian government (Operators lighthouse tender)

3) S. & C. Peters (1861)

4) W.T. Wilson, Quebec (1863)

5) Vinder & Colwell, Port Hope, Michigan (1866)

Registry number: C. 43483

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight, sidewheel; Schooner

Height: 10 ft.

Width: 21 ft.

Length: 156 ft.

Gross tonnage: 288

Materials: Wood

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