PONTIAC (1856, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Rapids, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
W.C. Heydon
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
124'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
3'
Tonnage (old style):
68
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off mouth of Sand Creek near Grand Haven, Michigan, Lake Michigan
Date:
14 May 1864
How:
Boiler explosion
Final Cargo:
Lumber & general freight
Notes:
Three lives lost & five injured
History

1857 Enrolled Detroit

1864, May 14 Destroyed by boiler explosion off mouth of Sand Creek

near Grand Haven, Michigan, Lake Michigan

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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PONTIAC (1856, Steamer)