LADY OF THE LAKE (1846, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passengers & freight.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
S.W. & A.A. Turner
Master Carpenter:
Ira Lafrinnier
Original Owner and Location:
Captain Robert Kyle et al., Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
141' 3"
Beam:
24' 3"
Depth:
10' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
326 16/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Northeast by North 1 mile from Grand River beacon.
Lake Erie.
Date:
26 Mar 1859
Final Depth:
17'
How:
Explosion.
Final Cargo:
Flour, wine, pork, wheat, hams, eggs.
Notes:
Bound Cleveland, OH - Dunkirk, NY, boiler exploded, blowing off stern, sinking quickly; two lives lost.
History

1846, May 27 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1846, Jun Broke machinery en route to Chicago, IL.

1847, Jun 1 Owned I.L. Scammon et al, Chicago.

1847, Jun 8 Collision with steamer SARATOGA, Buffalo, NY.

1848 Running Buffalo - Chicago route.

1848, May 29 Owned Ira V. Germain et al, Chicago.

1849, Apr 14 Broke machinery, Rochester, NY.

1851, May 20 Collision with schooner MONTEZUMA some miles above Malden;

MONTEZUMA towed to Detroit.

1852, May 3 Owned P. Chamberlain et al, Cleveland, OH.

1853, Aug 18 In Chicago drydock being recaulked & slight repairs.

1855, Jul 25 Owned George A. Eddy, Northern Transportation Co., Ogdensburg, NY.

1858, May Broke her shaft, Lake Erie.

1859, Mar 26 Boiler blew up off Fairport, OH.

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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LADY OF THE LAKE (1846, Propeller)