PIONEER (1825, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1825
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black Rock, NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Benjamin Wilson
Original Owner and Location:
A.H. Porter, et.al., Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Propulsion Notes:
33hp engine
Dimensions
Length:
98'
Beam:
16' 9"
Depth:
8.5'
Tonnage (old style):
125
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Saint Joseph, Michigan, Lake Michigan
Date:
9 Jul 1834
How:
Storm
Final Cargo:
Passengers
Notes:
Stranded on the bar at Saint Josephs, crew & passengers rescued by schooner MARENGO
History

1825, August On maiden voyage to Detroit from Buffalo

1825, November Aground at Grand River, Lake Erie; released & repaired

1829, October Sunk at Black Rock in collision; raised & repaired

1830, May 3 In collision with steamer WILLIAM PENN off Dunkirk, New

York, both vessels severely damaged & two men lost from

WILLIAM PENN

1834 Taken to Lake Michigan to run Chicago to Saint Joseph

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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PIONEER (1825, Steamer)