SARATOGA (1846, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Round stern
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
Sanford & Moses
Original Owner and Location:
N.C. Winslow, et.al., Cleveland, Ohio & Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
Engine built by Cuyahoga Iron Works 30'wheels
Dimensions
Length:
199' 4"
Beam:
29' 0.75"
Depth:
11' 10.75"
Tonnage (old style):
661.8
Capacity:
400 passengers
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Burwell Harbor, Ontario, Lake Erie
Date:
29 Jul 1854
How:
Sank in storm
Notes:
1854, September 24 Wreck purchased by William B. Scott, Tonawanda, New York 1855 Engine to SEBASTOPOL
History

1846, March 21 Launched; ran Buffalo, New York - Chicago, Illinois

1846-51 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio

1847, March New boiler added; new wheels

1847, June 8 Collided with propeller LADY OF THE LAKE, Lake Erie

1847, July/August New boiler

1847, August 13 Collided with schooner GEORGIANNA near Buffalo, Lake

Erie

1849, June 11 Collided with steamer HENRICK HUDSON, Erie,

Pennsylvania, Lake Erie, 2 lost

1850 Ran for Buffalo, Sandusky & Cincinnati Railroad Line

1850, July Provided wtih 400 life preservers

1851, June Chartered by New York & Erie Railway Company & ran

Cleveland - Sandusky

1851, November 19 Owned A.C. Lumlow; 428.81 tons

1851-52, Winter Rebuilt at Buffalo by B.B.Jones as towboat for

Cleveland & Tonawanda Company; engines & cabin to IOWA

1854, July 29 Wrecked

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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