REPUBLIC (1848, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
S.& A. Turner
Original Owner and Location:
N.C. Winslow et al, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
Engine built Cuyahoga Iron Works, Cleveland, OH.
Dimensions
Length:
172.7'
Beam:
24.2'
Depth:
11.2'
Tonnage (old style):
466 88/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Michigan Southern & Northern Indiana Railroad Dock, Sandusky, OH.
Date:
3 Oct 1857
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Freight; livestock.
History

1848, Jun 3 Launched; to received engine at Cuyahoga Works.

1848, Jul 4 Freight & passenger service between Buffalo & Chicago.

1853 Sailed for Dunkirk, Cleveland, Sandusky & Toledo Line in connection with New York & Erie Railroad.

1854, Aug 31 Arrived Chicago with 1800 stoves from Buffalo.

1856, May 11 Collided with schooner MELROSE in Detroit River; arches badly broken.

1856, Aug 12 Enrolled Buffalo Creek; owned Charles H. Ludlow et al.

1857, Oct 3 Burned; total loss.

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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REPUBLIC (1848, Propeller)