PENN, WILLIAM (1826, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1826
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Erie, PA
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Original Owner:
Erie & Chautaugua Steamboat Company
Ownership Notes:
George F. Wright & Rufus Reed
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
Crosshead
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
38" cylinder condensing engine, 120hp 20' wheels
Dimensions
Length:
95'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
214
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Erie, Pennsylvania, Lake Erie
Date:
  1837
How:
Dismantled
Notes:
Dismantled, having been broken up in storm the previous year
History

1826, May 11 Enrolled Presque Isle; to run Erie, Pennsylvania to

Buffalo, New York

1826, May 18 Launched Erie Pennsylvania

1827, August 10 Broke flange on fly wheel, Lake Erie

1828, July Ran Buffalo to Green Bay, Wisconsin

1829, October Rescued 11 people from schooner DAUNTLESS, sunk below

Erie

1829, November Broke flange on wheel near Fairport

1830, May 22 Collision with steamer PIONEER on Lake Erie; 2 lives lost

1832 251 tons; ran Buffalo to Detroit

1832 Chartered by U.S. War Department to transport troops & munitions

to Chicago, Illinois

1836, May 26 Ashore & broken up in fog & gale

1837 Dismantled

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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PENN, WILLIAM (1826, Steamer)