INDIANA (1841, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1841
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: 1 stack; largest, finest vessel built Toledo up to that time; 33 staterooms, could accommodate up to 130 passengers.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Keating & Church
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
48 x 84" or 49 x 91" engine. paddlewheels 8' wide & 24' diameter.
Dimensions
Length:
175'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
534
Capacity:
2000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Conneaut, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
30 Nov 1848
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Struck obstruction, caught fire, burned; total loss.
History

Laid down as TOLEDO; ran entire career between Toledo, OH & Buffalo, NY.

1842 Enrolled Maumee City, OH.

1842, Jan 29 Arrived Detroit, MI maiden trip.

1843, Nov 14 Laid up for winter, Toledo, OH.

1844, Jul 5 Towed steamer ABERT, Cleveland, OH - Buffalo, NY.

1845, Aug 5 Owned Ansel R. Cobb, Buffalo & John Palmer.

1845, Nov 7 Struck snag, sank, Maumee Bay, OH.

1846, Jun 1 Towed by UNITED STATES due to broken machinery; repaired Vulcan Foundry.

1847 Ran Buffalo, Cincinnati, OH, Toledo line.

1847, Winter Wintered Buffalo.

1848, Apr 28 Owned Capt. C. Appleby et al, Conneaut, OH.

1848, Nov 30 Burned.

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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