PENNSYVANIA (1832, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1832
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Erie, PA
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Richards
Original Owner:
W. H. Bruce, et al
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
180hp engine, Waren & Benny, Pittsburg, PA.
Dimensions
Length:
139'
Beam:
25' 4"
Depth:
9' 3"
Tonnage (old style):
305 24/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Erie, PA.
Lake Erie.
Date:
4 Jun 1869
How:
Condemned & broken up.
History

1832 Enrolled Presque Isle, NY; ran Buffalo - Chicago.

1837, Jun 1 Owned Lester H. Cotton, et al, Green Bay, WI.

1837, Jun Collision with steamer NIAGARA at Huron, Lake Erie.

1838, Jul 13 Altered, raised, 1 deck, 1 mast, 150' x 24' 4" x 11'; 395 38/95 tons; owned William H. Bruce, et al, Green Bay.

1840 In ordinary, Erie, PA.

1843 Went to decay at Erie.

1869, Jun 4 Condemned & broken up.

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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PENNSYVANIA (1832, Steamer)