JEFFERSON, THOMAS (1834, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1834
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Presque Isle, PA
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
S. Jenkins
Original Owner and Location:
General C.M. Reed et al, Presque Isle, PA.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Crosshead
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
50" x 9', 150hp engine by James P. Allaire, New York; went into steamer LOUISIANA (1846). 24' wheels.
Dimensions
Length:
174'
Beam:
26' 8"
Depth:
9' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
428 68/95
History

1835, May 13 Arrived Detroit, MI first trip; ran Buffalo, NY - Detroit & other ports.

1835, Jun 3 Excursion Buffalo, NY - Lake Michigan.

1839, Jul Disabled machinery outside Buffalo.

1840 In ordinary for season.

1843 Repaired.

1844 Engine removed to LOUISIANA (1848), converted to floating grain elevator, Buffalo, 20hp engine, raised 2,000 bushels per hour.

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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