MILWAUKIE (1837, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1837
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Island, NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Master Carpenter:
Peter Hotaling
Original Owner and Location:
William Kimball, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
Propulsion Notes:
126" stroke engine, 112hp, built West Pt. Foundry, New York City.
Dimensions
Length:
172'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
10' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
401 40/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cleveland, OH. Lake Erie
Date:
  1849
How:
Dismantled.
History

1837, Jul Launched.

1837, Nov 11 Enrolled buffalo; carried immigrants on the Lakes.

1838, Nov Chartered to Canadian Government as SIR JOHN COLBORNE; for patrol boat in Patriot War.

1839, Aug Returned to Buffalo owners.

1839, Sep 23 Sold to Morris Hazard, Solomon Juneau, Buffalo.

1840 Laid up at Buffalo due to litigation regarding ownership.

1841, Jul 4 Pirated by Juneau, taken to Lake Michigan, went hard aground, Milwaukee River.

1842, Nov Litigation resolved, owned Oliver Newberry, Detroit; engine removed to NILE.

1843 Re-engined.

1843, Apr Steamer ILLINOIS took engine to Detroit to be installed in NILE.

1847, May 24 Owned Charles Howard, Detroit; rebuilt Sandusky, OH.

1847, Sep Owned B. Higgie & Co, Sandusky; new Cleveland engine.

1849 Dismantled.

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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