NORTH AMERICA (1834, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1834
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Conneaut, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Two stacks.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George W. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
George W. Jones, Conneaut, OH
Ownership Notes:
Conneaut Association Inc.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
160hp engine. 28" x 7', 180 hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
147' 8"
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
361 45/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Conneaut, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
14 Jan 1847
How:
Burned.
Notes:
1858, Sep 9 Hull raised by tug BRUCE; towed to Clark's Dry Dock.
History

1834 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; sailed Buffalo, NY - Detroit, MI in three days, stopping at Dunkirk, Silver Creek, Erie, Ashtabula, Cleveland, Norwalk, Huron, Sandusky & Perrysburg.

1835, Sep 19 Bound Detroit - Buffalo, collision with brig QUEEN CHARLOTTE on Lake Erie.

1835, Nov Aground Erie, PA, Lake Erie.

1836, May 10 Collision with steamboat GOVERNOR MARCY at Conneaut, Lake Erie.

1836 - 37 Rebuilt; owned J. L. Edmonds, Cleveland District.

1840 In ordinary (idle).

1840, Nov 24 Owned Capt. Whittaker et al.

1840, Dec 8 Arrived Detroit, flour laden with broken shaft, broken on Lake Erie.

1841, Apr Brought two locomotives Buffalo - Detroit.

1843, Apr 29 Owned Joseph Saltar, Buffalo.

1847, Jan 14 Burned Conneaut, OH.

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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NORTH AMERICA (1834, Steamer)