FOREST QUEEN (1857, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Rapids, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jacob Medler
Original Owner and Location:
William T. Powers, Grand Rapids, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
129' 1"
Beam:
18' 7"
Depth:
4' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
109 34/95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1862
How:
Abandoned.
History

1857, Jun 1 Enrolled Detroit.

1857, Apr Will be made into upper cabin boat; owned Major Powers.

1857, Oct Hull damaged at Milwaukee, WI.

1857, Nov Broke crank off Point aux Barques; damaged in Lake Erie gale near Port Stanley.

1862 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
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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FOREST QUEEN (1857, Steamer)