MACOMB (1837, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1837
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mt. Clemens, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W. Dixon
Original Owner and Location:
Weeks, Allen et al., Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Dimensions
Length:
91' 6"
Beam:
17' 6"
Depth:
6' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
101 73/95
History

1837, Oct 10 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1837, Oct 19 Arrived Detroit on maiden trip; ran Detroit - Port Huron, MI.

1838, Apr 27 Owned C. Clemens et al, Mt. Clemens, MI.

1839, Mar 11 Owned Sylvester F. Atwood, Mt. Clemens.

1839, May 21 Lengthened Detroit, 107'2" x 17'6" x 6' 9" 104.07 tons; ran Detroit - Toledo, OH & Fort Gratiot.

1841 Ran Detroit - Perrysburg, Monroe & Toledo.

1842, Nov 19 Driven ashore mouth of Huron (Clinton) River.

1843, May 8 Owned G.W. Strong, Monroe, MI.

1843, Nov 19 Ashore near Malden, passengers got off by BROTHERS; salvaged & laid up Monroe, MI.

1845, May Rebuilt as schooner or tug boat possibly Algonac 42.38 tons.

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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MACOMB (1837, Steamer)