CANISTEO (1862, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
4394
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Scroll head, round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Mason & Bidwell
Original Owner and Location:
New York & Erie Railroad Co., Dunkirk, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
42" x 38" engine by Shepard Iron Works.
Dimensions
Length:
191' 9"
Beam:
30' 6"
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
668 11/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Waugoshance Point, Straits of Mackinac.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
14 Oct 1880
How:
Sunk in collision
Final Cargo:
Lard
Notes:
Collided with schooner GEORGE MURRAY due to mistake in running lights & sank.
History

1862, May 1 Launched.

1862, May 28 Owned Erie Railway Steamboat Co., Dunkirk, NY.

1862-64 Sailed for New York & Erie Propeller Line.

1864 Readmeasured 856 gross tons.

1865-68 Sailed for the Erie Railway Steamboat co.

1869-1881 Sailed for the Union Steamboat Co., Buffalo, NY.

1876 Repaired.

1879 Repaired, rebuilt.

1880, Oct Wrecked.

1884, Aug Engine recovered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Lytle List
Milwaukee Public Library
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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CANISTEO (1862, Propeller)