- Original Owner
- la Societe de Navigation du Richelieu
- Ownership Notes
- Jacques Felix Sincennes, trustee.
- Tonnage Old Style
- 205 28/94
History and Notes
- 1846, Apr 17 Registered Montreal, QUE; longest life of any steamer.
- 1854, Mar 21 Owned John Campbell & James Williamson, Montreal.
- 1860 196 tons.
- 1863 Owned DeSalaberry, Montreal.
- 1865 Rebuilt at Sorel, QUE by White at McCarthy & Co.; 180 tons.
- 1866 Owned Renaud, Montreal.
- 1868 Inspected, Sorel; 126 gross/ 68 net tons.
- 1869 Owned Canadian Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, Montreal.
- 1873 Repaired, Montreal.
- 1882, Sep 22 Explosion of boiler water jacket at Lachine, QUE; 4 dead; owned Filgate; ran Lachine to Caughnawaga & Chateauguay.
- 1886 Renamed BELMONT.
- 1892 Renamed RICHELIEU.
- 1894 Operated by Northern Adirondack Line; ran St. Lawrence River, Cornwall, ONT to New York & Quebec.
- 1898 Ran Kingston, ONT to Cape Vincent, NY.
- 1901 Owned Lake Ontario & Bay of Quinte Steam Boat Co.; ran Kingston to Quinte ports.
- 1901, Oct 2 Sank Kingston harbor; raised.
- 1902 Rebuilt & reengined by Davis Dry Dock Co., Kingston; 167 tons.
- 1908 Renamed BEAUHARNOIS; 129.8 x 24.2 x 7.8'; 129 gross tons; ran south shore Lake St. Louis near Montreal to Beauharnois, QUE.
- 1930's Auto ferry; owned Valleyfield-Coteau du Lac Ferry Co., Ltd.,crossing St. Lawrence River between those cities.
- 1941 Damaged by fire; rebuilt Valleyfield.
- 1954 Retired Valleyfield.
- 1959 Wrecked & abandoned.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Newspaper Clippings
- Mills List
- Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
- Canadian Sessional Papers
- Canadian Registers
- Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-25 03:13:18