ALLEN, JAMES (1838, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1838
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Calvin Case
Original Owner and Location:
Newberry, Dole et al, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
Propulsion Notes:
Machinery reported cast by G. W. Stowe & Co., Chicago, IL. Reported two engines of 40 horse power each.
Dimensions
Length:
133'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
8' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
213
Tonnage (net):
95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1845
Notes:
Laid up & dismantled.
History

1838, Mar 31 Launched Goose Island, Chicago, IL.

1839, Jul 2 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1839, Aug 29 Chicago, Michigan City & St. Joseph Daily Line; passenger & freighter service.

pre1843 Purchased by Buffalo parties to run Buffalo to Detroit.

1845 Retired.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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ALLEN, JAMES (1838, Steamer)