OLIVE BRANCH (1854, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ottawa Point (Ferrysburg), MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Ferry & Sons
Original Owner:
Alexander Carey, et.al.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sternwheel
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
3
Propulsion Notes:
Two 16" cylinder engines 36" x 20' boilers
Dimensions
Length:
146'
Beam:
28'
Tonnage (old style):
145
History

1854 Aground at Grand Haven, became a wreck

1855-56 Repaired at Grand Haven

1858, June Sunk in Grand River, Lake Michigan

1858 Abandoned

1860, August 4 Carrying freight & passengers, Grand Haven to Grand

Rapids; owned Galen Eastman, Eastmanville, Michigan; at

Chicago for repairs

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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OLIVE BRANCH (1854, Steamer)