DIAMOND (1847, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jacob W. Banta
Original Owner and Location:
Richard Liddle, et al, Buffalo, NY.
Ownership Notes:
Sherman S. Jewett, Francis H. Root.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
Engine & boilers by Knapp & Totten, Pittsburgh, PA.
Dimensions
Length:
151'
Beam:
24' 6"
Depth:
9' 5"
Tonnage (old style):
331 1/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Detroit, MI. Detroit River
Date:
  1860
How:
Broken up.
Notes:
1861, Nov 16 Raised to be converted to lower Detroit. 1861, Nov 22 Sunk again.
History

1847, May 7 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo - Barcelona & Detroit.

1848 Ran Buffalo - Cleveland & way ports.

1848, Apr Owned Geo. B. Waldbridge & Co., Buffalo; rebuilt, upper cabins extended.

1849 Ran with FASHION & CHAUTAUGUE.

1849, Oct 23 Damaged in collision with schooner BUENA VISTA at Buffalo; repaired.

1850, Apr Ran Buffalo - Detroit & intermediate ports.

1851, Jun Arches installed.

1852 Buffalo - Cleveland - Toledo run.

1852, Jul 28 Sunk, Niagara River; raised & repaired; later damaged in gale at Dunkirk, NY, running on piers.

1853 Buffalo - Ashtabula, OH.

1855, Apr 13 Owned George Rounds & Co, Detroit; ran on St. Clair as towboat.

1855, Aug 11 Owned William Dana, St. Clair Co.

1858, Apr 10 Owned Elon W. Hudson, Detroit.

1860 Broken up, Detroit.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
C. Patrick Labadie
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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DIAMOND (1847, Steamer)