Item 27 - Passenger Ships - 'Kingston'.

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Passenger Ships - 'Kingston'.

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  • [ca. 1870] (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 19.8 x 11.5 cm.

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Copy of an engraving by an unknown artist.

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Copy of an engraving published in 'Chisolm's All Round Route and Panoramic Guide to the St. Lawrence' pg.45.

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The 'Kingston' was built in 1855 at Montreal by Bartley and Dunbar for Hon. John Hamilton of Kingston. Iron Hull, 174' x 26.2' x 9'. 345 tons. Paddle wheels - 26' in diameter. Ran between Toronto and Montreal via north shore ports of Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence. Burned off Grenadier Island on June 11,1872


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Description created 8/29/2002.

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  • Folder: V23 Boa-Pass-27