CHIPPEWA (1824, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1824
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Built with layers of planking & no frames.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
100
History

1824 Began service Buffalo - Niagara Falls; unusual design, similar to shape of a muskmelon, was a failure & soon abandoned.

1827, Sep 7 Made two trips to the Falls.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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CHIPPEWA (1824, Steamer)