PATCHIN, A.D. (1846, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Truago(Trenton), MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
J.M. Keating
Original Owner and Location:
Harry D. Whitaker, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Side Lever
Propulsion Notes:
Machinery from MISSOURI(1840); 32' wheels.
Dimensions
Length:
225.9'
Beam:
29'
Depth:
13.9'
Tonnage (old style):
873.78
Capacity:
1400 passengers
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1 1/2-2 mi. W.by S. Wangoshene Light; Skillagallee Reef(Sunken Island).
Lake Michigan.
Date:
17 Sep 1850
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
General merchandise.
Notes:
Stranded; broke up. 1851, May 15 Machinery rescued by steamer LEXINGTON.
History

1846, Oct 2 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo to Milwaukee & Chicago.

1847, Jul Broke cylinder head Lake Michigan; towed by GENESSEE CHIEF to Manitou Island for repair.

1848, Apr New upper cabin.

1848, Jun 10 Grounded in fog North Point, Racine, WI.

1848, Jun 17 Released; repaired Buffalo, NY.

1848, Jul 31 Laid up Sarnia, ONT; owned D.N. Barney on chattle mortgage.

1849, Mar 22 Owned Aaron D. Patchin et al.

1849, Sep Overhauled; repaired.

1849, Nov Broke shaft off Port Washington.

1849, Nov 18 1 wheel disabled.

1850, Mar Receiving engine of MISSOURI; North River style arches.

1850, Sep 17 Wrecked Lake Michigan.

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

PATCHIN, A.D. (1846, Steamer)
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PATCHIN, A.D. (1846, Steamer)