INTERNATIONAL (1853, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Note: Elevated screw; propeller shaft above water line.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banta
Original Owner and Location:
Buffalo, Brantford & Goderich Railroad Co., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
33.5 x 48", 450hp sidelever engine by Shepard & Co., Buffalo, NY. Wheel 17'.
Dimensions
Length:
167'
Beam:
32'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
473
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Frontier Mills Dock, Black Rock (Buffalo)Harbor, Buffalo, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
3 Dec 1854
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Burned at her dock to waterline; hull used by Bidwell & Banta to build propeller WABASH VALLEY, (1856) at Buffalo, NY.
History

1853, Dec 20 First trip Buffalo Harbor - Canada pier at Waterloo (Fort Erie); cost 35,000.

1854 Ran from Black Rock (Buffalo) - Rochester - Lockport & Buffalo Railway.

1854, Dec 3 Burned, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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INTERNATIONAL (1853, Ferry)