MICHIGAN (1853, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Rapids, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: River Steamer.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William McAllister
Original Owner and Location:
Robert S. Parks et al., Grand Rapids
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 x 65", 82hp engine, Degraff & Kendrick, Detroit, MI. Locomotive boiler, Degraff & Kendrick, Detroit.
Dimensions
Length:
125'
Beam:
15'
Depth:
4' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
82 40/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hovey's dock.
Grand Haven, MI.
Date:
11 Jul 1860
How:
Fire.
Notes:
Burned to water's edge.
History

Ran on Grand River from Grand Haven to Grand Rapids, MI.

1853, Apr 11 Launched.

1854 - 59 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1857, Sep 7 Owned Dorus M. Fox, Grand Rapids.

1859, Aug 3 Owned Jesse Garrow, Grand Rapids.

1860, Jul 11 Burned; owned Captain Gano.

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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MICHIGAN (1853, Steamer)