Steamers

There is a long history of steamship traffic between Charlottetown and the mainland and linking the city with the inland ports. This page provides links to the stories of some of these vessels.

Inland vessels serving the East and West Rivers and Orwell and Victoria:

Acadia

Heather Belle

Excursions in the Bay

Sunk after collision 

Jacques Cartier

History of steamer Jacques Cartier

Wrecked at River John

City of London

Harland

Charlottetown Harbour Ferries

Arethusa

Elfin

Fairview

Hillsborough

Ino

Isla

Ora

Southport

Northumberland Strait vessels providing service from Charlottetown to Pictou and Miramichi and from Summerside to Pointe de Chene

Cape Breton

Constance

Empress

Fairy Queen

Hochelaga

Hochelaga photo album

HMCS Hochelaga

Lady Le Marchant

Magdalen

Northumberland

Princess

Princess of Wales

Rose

Rosebud

St. George

St. Lawrence

Summerside

Westmoreland

Northumberland Strait Ferries

Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island (auto conversion)

Scotia (I & II)

Canadian Government Steamers

Brant (1)

Brant (2)

Conestoga

Constance

Earl Grey

Margaret

Boston Boats and Coastal Steamers

Albatross

A.W. Perry

Britannia

Campana

Cascapedia

Carroll

Commerce

Evangeline

Fastnet

Florida

Greyhound

Halifax

Island Connector

La Grande Duchesse

M.A. Starr

Miramichi

Olivette

Oriental

Somerset

Worcester

Visiting Naval Vessels

Bremen (Germany)

Patriot (Canada)

Prince Battenburg’s Squadron (United Kingdom)

French Cruisers (France)

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