TELEGRAPH (1837, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1837
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dexter, NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A. Sprague
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
38hp engine
Dimensions
Length:
131'
Beam:
18' 9"
Depth:
8' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
196
History

1837 Enrolled at Sacketts Harbor, New York

1838 On route Oswego, Niagara, Ogdensburg, Rochester & Kingston,

Ontario

1838, June Attacked by a mob & fired upon at Brockville, Ontario,

evidently in retaliation for burning of steamer

SIR ROBERT PEEL

1850 Enrolled at Detroit

1852 Burned at Turtle Island Light, Maumee River, was employed as a

towboat on the Maumee River

1853 Abandoned

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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TELEGRAPH (1837, Steamer)