UNCLE SAM (1832, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1832
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grosse Ile, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Treat
Original Owner and Location:
Detroit, Monroe & Maumee Steamboat Company, Detroit, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
60hp low pressure vertical beam engine by Jones, Dorr & Company, Detroit
Dimensions
Length:
106' 6"
Beam:
23' 2"
Depth:
7' 4.5"
Tonnage (old style):
170.05
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Northease point Cunningham's Island (Kelly's Island), Lake Erie
Date:
 Dec 1847
How:
Wrecked
Final Cargo:
Lumber
History

1833 Enrolled Detroit, Michigan "new", running between Buffalo, New

York & Detroit

1833 Enrolled Detroit; rebuilt, 136'6" x 23'4" x 7'4", 220.78 tons,

same owners

1837 Machinery removed at Black River, Ohio, converted to brig,

enrolled Buffalo as such

1838 Engine installed in LEXINGTON

1843 In state of decay at Black River

1844 Rebuilt; enrolled Buffalo, 236 tons

1847 Wrecked

1848, April Spars & rigging from wreck delivered to Buffalo by

propeller GENERAL PORTER

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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UNCLE SAM (1832, Steamer)