DELWARE (1834, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1834
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passenger & package.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.S. Jackson
Original Owner and Location:
Oliver Newberry & Richard Sears, Detroit, MI. & Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
80hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
105'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (old style):
177.60
Final Disposition
Final Location:
West of Michigan City, IN.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
19 Jun 1836
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Passengers.
Notes:
Bound St. Joseph, MI - Chicago, IL, caught in gale & sprung leak; ashore 8 miles from where she cleared & became total wreck; passengers & crew saved.
History

1833, Oct 19 Launched.

1834 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1835, Apr 4 Laid down as ALICE GREY; owned Oliver Newberry, et al, Detroit; on Detroit & Buffalo run for Lake Erie Steamboat Co.

1835, Apr Lost on Lake Michigan.

1836, Jun 19 Stranded near Michigan City, IN; last owned Captain George J. King.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
F. E. Hamilton
Lytle List
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Ed Middleton
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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DELWARE (1834, Propeller)