ASTOR (1845, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Green Bay, WI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Two 25hp high preassure engines.
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
93.03
History

1846, May 29 Operating between Green Bay, WI & Bay Du Noquet (Escanaba, MI); freight & passenger service.

1846 Schooner ASTOR, 93 tons; enrolled Mackinac; assume same vessel rebuilt, three masts.

1848 Change tonnage to 85.2.

1849 Still carried in Mackinac enrollments as steamboat, 93 tons. Enrolled Chicago as schooner, 85 tons. Enrolled Chicago thru 1855.

1849-50 Milwaukee & Manistee lumber trade.

1850, Apr 18 Wrecked South of piers, Milwaukee.

1853 Sold to Thwing & Moulton, Chicago, IL.

1855 Last enrolled Chicago, IL; reportedly condemned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
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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