ALBION (1848, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Maumee City, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John H. Pitt or David Stebbins
Original Owner and Location:
Daniel F. Cook & William Kingsbury, Maumee City, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
106'
Beam:
18.2'
Depth:
6.4'
Tonnage (old style):
115 17/95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1865
How:
Dismantled.
History

1851 Owned John Stevens, Mt. Clemens, MI & D.F. Cook, Maumee City, OH.

1853 Owned Kercheval & Collins, outfitted for passengers, runs between Detroit, Ashley & Mt. Clemens.

1854 Rebuilt Detroit by Wolverton; 135.4 x 16.11 x 6, 132.66 gross tons.

1856 Rebuilt at Mt. Clemens, MI by Wm. Buchanen.

1860 Owned Daniel Mason, Detroit, MI.

1861, Aug 28 Wrecked Detroit River, Sandwich Pt., Windsor, ONT. Owned Capt. Meisel.

1862 Owned J. Smith, Detroit, MI.

1863, May 27 Rebuilt as barge.

1865 Machinery transferred to HEATHER BELL. Last owner Jeremiah E. Smith, Detroit, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Emerson H. Knack
Lytle List
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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ALBION (1848, Steamer)