LITTLE EASTERN (1859, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1859
Official Number:
15647
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
McDermott & Company
Master Carpenter:
J. Elliott
Original Owner and Location:
William Henry Elliott, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
55' 4"
Beam:
15'
Depth:
5' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
32 87/95
Final Disposition
Date:
16 Dec 1881
How:
Abandoned.
History

1859, Oct 25 Enrolled Detroit, MI; ran St. Clair River between St. Clair & Mooretown.

1861, Jun 28 Struck by steamer FOX on Saginaw River, sunk.

1863 Owned Jerome, Saginaw, MI.

1865, Dec 18 Owned Oscar M. Miller & Edwin H. Miller, Bay City, MI.

1866 Owned A. English, Saginaw.

1868 Owned Edwin H. Miller, Bay City.

1871, May Lost raft, Saginaw Bay.

1873 Converted to sidewheel tug.

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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LITTLE EASTERN (1859, Steamer)