HUMMING BIRD (1847, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lamont, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Two canoes with single paddle wheel in middle.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Henry Steele
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Final Disposition
Final Location:
7 miles below Grand Rapids, MI.
Grand River.

Date:
2 Sep 1854
How:
Boiler explosion.
Notes:
1 boy killed.
History

1847 - 54 Served in trade on Grand River.

1854, Sep 2 Wrecked when boiler exploded on Grand River.

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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HUMMING BIRD (1847, Steamer)