BOSTON (1846, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Passenger & package freight.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
J. Robinson
Original Owner and Location:
J. Robinson, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
Side-lever engine, Leash & Co., Pittsburg, PA.
Dimensions
Length:
205'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (old style):
757 80/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Milwaukee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
24 Nov 1846
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Wrecked in gale. 1846, Dec 6 Cabin furniture salvaged. 1848, Mar Hull sold; machinery into steamer GLOBE, Trenton, MI.
History

1845, Jul 19 Launched.

1846, Apr 21 Enrolled Detroit, MI; new telegraph system for communicating within vessel; run Buffalo-Chicago.

1846, Nov 24 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Lytle List
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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BOSTON (1846, Steamer)