STRONG, HELEN (1845, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Monroe, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F.N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
George W. Strong, Monroe, Michigan
Ownership Notes:
Enrolled Detroit, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
crosshead
Dimensions
Length:
142'
Beam:
19' 10"
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
207.41
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 miles above Barcelona, New York, Lake Erie
Date:
19 Nov 1846
How:
Ashore in gale, disabled
Final Cargo:
Dry goods, passengers
Notes:
2 lives lost of 60 5 miles west of Dunkirk, New York, just east of 20 mile creek, near Barcelona
History

1845, December 13 Ice bound & disabled 12 miles from mouth of Detroit

River, Lake Erie

1845, Decmeber 21 Set foresail & jib, made Erie, Pennsylvania;

no lives lost

1846, November 19 Disabled & ashore, Lake Erie

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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STRONG, HELEN (1845, Steamer)