WHITNEY, T. (1853, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Martin Smith
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas Whitney, et al, Saginaw, MI
Ownership Notes:
Build info also given as J. H. Randall, Bangor, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
127.6'
Beam:
23.5'
Depth:
8.5'
Tonnage (old style):
238.64
History

1853, Oct 12 Enrolled Detroit

1854, Jun 14 Owned Sylvester Larned, Detorit, et al; high pressure steamer; Saginaw, Detroit and Sandusky routes; also used for towing

1855, May 11 owned Sylvester Larned, Detroit

1855, Nov 26 Owned Lewis Ives, Detroit

1857, May 19 Owned Eunice Ives, Detroit

1860, Mar New high pressure boiler, 8' x 20'

1860, May 14 Owned George De Baptist, Detroit

1863, Jun 26 Owned M. B. Kean, Detroit

1863, Aug 21 Owned M. B. Kean, et al, Detroit

1864-1866 Converted to barge

1865 Reported abandoned

1866 Enrolled as barge; 130 tons; US59043

1868-1872 Operated out of Detroit

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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WHITNEY, T. (1853, Steamer)