DON QUIXOTE (1836, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
L.M. Mills, Grand River, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
80' 6"
Beam:
15' 10"
Depth:
4' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
51 27/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Thunder Bay Island.
Lake Huron.
Date:
14 Jan 1837
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Bound Toledo, OH - Grand Haven, MI.
History

1836, Oct 7 Owned J.M. Mills, Grand River, MI; enrolled Detroit, MI.

Toledo was part of Michigan Territory until 1837; inital tonage also reported as 51 27/95 tons.

1836, Oct 8 Arrived Detroit, MI enroute to Grand Rapids, MI through Grand River.

1837 Stranded, Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
F. E. Hamilton
Lytle List
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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