QUEEN CITY (1856, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
20519
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oshkosh, WI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Pringle
Original Owner and Location:
William A. Knapp & John Fitzgerald, Oshkosh, WI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
118'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
117 10/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
near Ford River, WI
Lake Michigan
Date:
22 Nov 1875
Notes:
bound Green Bay, WI-Escanaba, MI for winter lay up; crew escaped in yawl
History

1857, Jun 23 Owned Alonzo Leach & Abell Neff, Oshkosh, WI.

1857, Jul 15 Owned H. Eugene Eastman et al, Green Bay, WI.

1857, Aug 29 Owned John B. Jacobs, Marinette, WI.

1860, Mar Damaged in Lake Michigan gale.

1864 Tonnage change 151 tons; ran Green Bay-Marinette-Sturgeon Bay, WI.

1864-67 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1865 Readmeasured 110.66 gross tons.

1867, Apr Owned Green Bay & Menominee Navigation Co., Green Bay, WI.

1869, Mar New owners; ran Osconto-Green Bay.

1869 Abandoned, Menominee River near Marinette.

1874 Rebuilt, towboat.

1874-75, Winter Rebuilt, passenger steamer; owned Capt. Alfred Taylor & Isaac Stephenson; ran east shore of Green Bay in connection with Chicago & Northwestern Railway.

1875, Nov 22 burned.

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 CITY (1856, Steamer)