YOUNG AMERICA (1852, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
27515
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banta
Master Carpenter:
Jacob W. Banta
Original Owner and Location:
Charles Bancroft, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
135.6'
Beam:
25.8'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
359
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles west of Yate's Pier, near Oak Orchard, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
20 Oct 1873
How:
Lost engine, went ashore in storm.
Final Cargo:
150 passengers.
Notes:
Bound from Chicago & Milwaukee; passengers & crew safe; vessel pounded to pieces.
History

1852 Enrolled Detroit, then Bufalo, NY; freight & passengers in Cape Vincent Line.

1854, Jul Enrolled Cape Vincent, NY; struck rock & sank, St. Lawrence River; Sep 30 back in service.

1855, Feb Owned Crawford & Co.(subsiderary, Northern Transportation Co.), Cleveland.

1856 Enrolled Ogdensburg, NY; ran Montreal, QUE to Chicago, IL.

1861 Enrolled Buffalo, NY, later Cleveland, OH; same owners.

1864 Same owners; enrolled Buffalo; large repairs, lengthened 139 x 26 x 11'; later enrolled Cleveland.

1866 Same owners; ran Ogdensburg, NY, Detroit & Lake Michigan.

1869-72 Same owners; ran Ogdensburg & Lake Erie.

1873, Oct 20 Same owners, Vermont Central Line; ashore & pounded to pieces in Lake Ontario storm; stripped, Machinery salvaged.

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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YOUNG AMERICA (1852, Propeller)