GOVERNOR MASON (1837, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1837
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Rapids, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
R. Godfrey & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
William W. Danouse, et al., Grand River, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine 25hp.
Dimensions
Length:
84'
Beam:
15'
Depth:
4' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
53 27/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Mouth of Muskegon River.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
3 May 1840
How:
Storm.
Notes:
Blown ashore; wrecked.
History

1837, Aug 12 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1838 Refitted.

1839, Jul 9 Enrolled Detroit, owned Richard Godfroy, Grand River.

1840, May 3 Lost, Lake Michigan.

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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GOVERNOR MASON (1837, Steamer)