WESTERN STATES (1902, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1902
Official Number:
81811
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wyandotte, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Five watertight bulkheads; steel boilerhouse
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
4
Hull Number:
145
Builder Name:
Detroit Shipbuilding Company
Original Owner and Location:
Detroit & Buffalo Steamboat Company, Detroit, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Inclined Compound
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
6
Propulsion Notes:
52, 72 + 72 x 84" 13'6" x 11'9" at 140 pounds steam, forced draft scotch boilers by Detroit Ship Building Company
Dimensions
Length:
350'
Beam:
45' 3"
Depth:
19' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
3077
Tonnage (net):
1566
Final Disposition
Date:
  1959
How:
Scrapped
Notes:
1959, March 21 Gutted by fire
History

1902, January 18 Launched, Detroit, Michigan

1909 Owned Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Company, Detroit

1955 Owned The Overniter, Charles Bieber, Tawas City, Michigan; used

as "flotel", floating hotel

1858 Owned Siegel Iron & Metal Company, Detroit, Michigan

1959 Owned Bay City Scrap Company, Bay City, 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

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