QUEEN OF THE WEST (1853, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banata
Master Carpenter:
Vincent Bidwell
Original Owner and Location:
Marshall O. Roberts, New York City, NY
Ownership Notes:
Joint property of railroads; Cental Buffalo & New York City New York & Erie Cleveland, Columbus & Cincinnati
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
Propulsion Notes:
Engine 80" X 12'; Phoenix Foundry of Henry R. Dunham & Sons, New York City, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
324.4'
Beam:
40.2'
Depth:
14.7'
Tonnage (old style):
1851 30/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cleveland, OH
Lake Erie.
Date:
  1862
How:
Dismantled.
Notes:
Engines to steamer EVENING STAR at New York City, NY. 1863 Hull broken up.
History

1853, Mar 12 Launched.

1853, Jul 11 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1853, Sep 2 Owned Dean Richmond et al, Buffalo, NY; New York Central Railroad.

1854, May 30 Ran into by a sail vessel off Erie, PA; some damage to wheelhouse.

1858 Laid up on account of the Financial Panic of 1857.

1862, Apr 30 Sold to Calvert Barr, New York City, NY.

1862 Dismantled.

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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QUEEN OF THE WEST (1853, Steamer)