WATERLOO (1840, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1840
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black Rock, NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Original Owner and Location:
John Fellows et al, Black Rock
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Propulsion Notes:
Part of engine from WALK IN WATER & SUPERIOR.
Dimensions
Length:
91'  6 1/2"
Beam:
18' 4"
Depth:
6' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
98 42/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Black Creek, ONT.
Niagara River.
Date:
17 Oct 1849
How:
Burned at/ near dock; total loss.
History

1842 1 deck.

1844, Apr 19 Stranded below lighthouse, Buffalo, NY.

1844, Apr 25 Lengthened 30' at Buffalo; 126'2" x 18'4" x 6'4", 140 72/95 tons.

1845 Owned Haggert et al.

1846, Mar 30 Rebuilt & enlarged.

1846, Jun 10 Owned William E. Midmer(?) et al, New York, NY.

1846 Stranded & wrecked Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.

1848, Apr 24 Owned James Haggert et al, Black Rock, NY.

1849 Burned, Niagara River.

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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WATERLOO (1840, Steamer)