INDIAN QUEEN (1844, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banta
Master Carpenter:
J.W. Banta
Original Owner and Location:
Sylvester Staring & Richard Liddle, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Propulsion Notes:
45hp engine; engine & boilers by Fulton Foundry.
Dimensions
Length:
109'
Beam:
15' 11"
Depth:
7' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
112 5/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Battery Point near Dunkirk, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
19 Nov 1846
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Driven ashore; broke in two the same night as steamer HELEN STRONG.
History

Ran Buffalo, NY - Barcelona, NY, Dunkirk, NY & Erie, PA.

1844, Mar 23 Launched.

1844, May 24 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1845, Nov 27 Laid up for winter.

1846, Mar 15 Damaged by freshet, Buffalo.

1846, Nov 19 Ashore 3 miles below Dunkirk, Lake Erie; total loss.

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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INDIAN QUEEN (1844, Steamer)