EUREKA (1864, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
8984
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport (Marine City), MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Lighter.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
R. C. Cornwell
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
125.4'
Beam:
25.5'
Depth:
6.4'
Tonnage (old style):
199
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Michigan City, IN.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
2 Oct 1873
How:
Wrecked in shallows.
History

1864 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1865 214 gross tons.

1873 Inspected Chicago district.

1873, Oct 2 Wrecked in shallows off Michigan City, IN, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. Patrick Labadie
Lytle List
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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EUREKA (1864, Propeller)