NORTHERN INDIANA (1852, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1852
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banta
Original Owner and Location:
Michigan Southern Railroad Company, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
72 x 144" stroke engine, by Morgan Works, New York, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
300' 6"
Beam:
36' 10"
Depth:
13' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
1475 50/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Point Pelee, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
17 Jul 1856
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Passengers, miscellaneous freight.
Notes:
Bound Buffalo, NY - Toledo, OH, caught fire & burned; 30 lives lost; survivors rescued by steamer MISSISSIPPI & propeller REPUBLIC.
History

1852, Mar 20 Launched; sister of SOUTHERN MICHIGAN.

1852, Jun 1 Trial trip, quickest to that time; collision with GOLDEN GATE at Buffalo.

1852, Jun 3 Collision with schooner LEWIS CASS on Maumee River, Lake Erie.

1852, Jun 23 Collision with schooner PLYMOUTH off Cleveland; repaired Cleveland.

1852, Sep 2 Damaged in gale; repaired Buffalo.

1853 Ran Buffalo - Cleveland & Toledo with SOUTHERN MICHIGAN & EMPIRE STATE.

1853, May 11 Broke machinery, Lake Erie.

1853, Aug 26 Collision with schooner TUSCOLA at Buffalo.

1853, Oct 3 Aground Toledo Bay; released by EMPIRE STATE.

1854, Aug 15 Holed by anchor at Monroe, MI.

1854, Oct 2 Broke machinery, Lake Erie.

1856, Jun 8 Broke machinery, Dunkirk, Lake Erie.

1856, Jul 17 Burned, Lake Erie.

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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