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

Ship owner: Buffalo & Lake Huron Railroad Co.

Ship builder: Bidwell & Banta, Buffalo, New York

Engine builder: Shepard & Co.

Year ship built: 1857

Year engine built: 1857

Final disposition: Burned at Fort Erie, Ontario on February 2, 1874.


Buffalo-Fort Erie Service. Inactive after completion of International Bridge in November 1873. Last document cancelled on September 30, 1874.



1) Buffalo & Lake Huron Railroad Co., Buffalo, New York

Registry number: US. 12070

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Ferry, sidewheel

Height: 13 ft.

Width: 40.8 ft.

Length: 226 ft.

Stroke length: 108 in.

Gross tonnage: 1121

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Low pressure, horizontal (twin)

Piston 1: 42 in.

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