MONROE (1834, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1834
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Monroe, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Fairbanks Church
Original Owner:
Oliver Newberry et al
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
Propulsion Notes:
130hp engine, T.G. Moore, Detroit.
Dimensions
Length:
144' 7"
Beam:
26'
Depth:
9' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
341 27/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cattaraugus, NY. Lake Erie
Date:
  1845
History

1834, Apr 29 Enrolled Detroit; second largest steamer in Detroit fleet; second steamer to visit Sault; first was SUPERIOR in 1827.

1834, Sep 22 Owned William Brewster; ran Buffalo, NY - Detroit.

1835, Jun Collision with stone scow, Erie harbor.

1835, Jul Excursion Buffalo - Mackinac & Chicago, IL.

1836, Apr 29 Owned William Brewster, Detroit.

1837 Ashore Point Abino, Lake Erie.

1838 Owned R. A. Forsyth, S. Fatwood, A Harris.

1839, Apr 27 Owned Andrew F. McReynolds et al, Buffalo District.

1839, Sep Lost tiller entering Dunkirk harbor.

1840, May 26 Owned Peter L. Parsons, Buffalo.

1840 In ordinary Buffalo, NY.

1841 Abandoned Black Rock, OH.

1843 Rebuilt as bark 144.1 x 26 x 9.6', 341 27/95 tons.

1845 Lost Cattaraugus, NY.

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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MONROE (1834, Steamer)