GALENA (1857, Propeller)
Identification
Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
10148
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Luther Moses
Original Owner and Location:
James F. Clark, et. al., Cleveland
Power
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Oscillating
# Cylinders:
2 50 x 40
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
11 ft.
Dimensions
Length:
193.74'
Beam:
30.61'
Depth:
12.5'
Tonnage (old style):
690
Final Disposition
Final Location:
South of North Point Thunder Bay
Alpena, Lake Huron
Date:
25 Sep 1872
How:
Foundered
Final Cargo:
Lumber
History

1857 May 19 Owned James F. Clark et al.

1858 May Stranded in Detroit River.

May 29 Stranded near Sandwich, Ontario.

1859 April 15 Slightly damaged by rocks at Cleveland.

1860 October 1 Burst cylinder east of Cleveland.

1866 September 7 Owned Sheldon Pease, et al.

1870 March 22 Owned Western Transportation Company, Tonawanda.

March 26 Owned Union Steamboat Co., Buffalo.

July 2 Owned William Warriner, Detroit.

1871 Owned Warner & Beemish, Alpena.

October 23 Stranded at Au Sable.

1872 October 11 Documents Surrendered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
C. Patrick Labadie
Donald V. Baut
Contact
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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GALENA (1857, Propeller)