WALK IN THE WATER (1818, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1818
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black Rock (Buffalo), NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Noah Brown
Original Owner and Location:
Josephus B. Stuart, et al, Buffalo
Ownership Notes:
enrolled Buffalo
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Crosshead
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
36" or 40" x 48", 60hp engine, Robert McQueen, New York Machinery went into SUPERIOR, 1822; then to the CHARLES TOWNSEND, 1834; then used at Shepard & Co., Buffalo, NY 9' x 24' copper boiler 4' 10" wide 15' diameter paddlewheels
Dimensions
Length:
135'
Beam:
32'
Depth:
8' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
338 60/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
near old lighthouse, Buffalo, NY
Lake Erie
Date:
1 Nov 1821
How:
ashore after dragging anchor
History

1819, May Paddlewheel diameter reduced, increasing revolutions & speed by 2 miles an hour

1819 Owned reorganized as Lake Erie Steamboat Co., Buffalo, NY

1821, Nov 1 Ashore in westerly gale, Lake Erie; engine, boiler & machinery recovered

1822, Apr 5 Enrollment surrendered, Buffalo, NY; "said steamboat having been wrecked and broken up"

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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