QUEEN OF THE LAKES (1853, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
20508
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
George Washington Jones
Original Owner and Location:
American Transportation Co., Buffalo, NY
Ownership Notes:
Niles & Wheeler.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Length:
185' 10"
Beam:
26' 11"
Depth:
12' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
563 53/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Marquette, MI,
Lake Superior.
Date:
12 Jun 1869
Final Depth:
10'
How:
Fire, sank.
Final Cargo:
Pig iron.
Notes:
Burned to water's edge at Marquette, MI, dock, taken to open water and sank near Rippley Rock.
History

1853, May 7 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; owned Hiram Niles et al, Buffalo.

1855, Mar 20 Owned Rufus C. Palmer, president of American Transportation Co., Buffalo.

1859, Jun 6 Owned Edwin T. Evans, Buffalo; "Peoples Line".

1861 Large repairs.

1863 Large repairs.

1865, May 9 637 84/100 tons.

1869, Jun 12 Burned, sank.

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 LAKES (1853, Propeller)