QUEEN OF THE LAKES (1872, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
20593
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wyandotte, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Iron
Hull Number:
18
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Master Carpenter:
Frank E. Kirby
Original Owner and Location:
Dexter & Noble, Elk Rapids
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
Propulsion Notes:
20" & 48" stroke, Riverside Iron Works, Detroit, MI.
Dimensions
Length:
108'
Beam:
19'
Depth:
4.2'
Tonnage (gross):
128.35
Tonnage (net):
113.23
Final Disposition
Final Location:
South Manitou Island, MI
Lake Michigan.
Date:
20 Sep 1898
How:
Fire.
Notes:
Burned in the harbor, nothing left but the hull, which stayed afloat.
History

1872, May 25 Launched, first iron vessel built in Michigan.

1873 Repairs, new engines.

1884 Enrolled Charlevoix, MI.

1886, May Owned Joseph Lloyd, Duluth, MN.

1887 Rebuilt, weather deck structure raised 18 in.; machinery raised 12 in.

1888 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI; depth 5.7'; 153.24 gross / 138.12 net tons.

1894 Owned Alice E. Shipman, Escanaba, MI.

1895 Owned Dexter & Noble.

1898 Owned Frederick Johnson.

1899, Sep 20 Burned.

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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