NEW YORK (1856, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
18119
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Round stern; arches.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banta
Original Owner and Location:
Stephen D. Caldwell, Dunkirk, NY.
Ownership Notes:
New York & Erie Railroad Co, New York, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Oscillating
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
30" x 30" low pressure oscillating engines, Pin Crank type with H. O. Perry valve by Shepard Works. 4 blade cloverleaf propellers. 9 1/2" x 19' boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
182' 8"
Beam:
32'
Depth:
12' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
665 31/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
12 miles off Forester Township above Port Sanilac.
Lake Huron.
Date:
3 Nov 1847
Final Depth:
117'
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
GPS:
Latitude: 43.14.142 N Longitude: 082.28.272 W
Notes:
Bound Parry Sound, ONT - Tonawanda, NY with 3 tows; one lost, 15 rescued by schooner NEMESIS. 1877, Nov 14 Documents surrendered. 1988, Aug Wreck located; whistle salvaged by Sanilac County Historical Society; engine salvaged by Smithsonian.
History

1859, Oct 21 Collided with & sank schooner DAWN, Pt. Stanley, ONT, Lake Erie.

1860, Mar 19 Owned New York & Erie Railroad Co, New York, NY.

1861, Sep Broke machinery at Rondeau, Lake Erie.

1862, Mar 27 Owned Erie Railway Steamboat Co, New York, NY.

1862, Jul Broke shaft at Cleveland, OH, Lake Erie.

1864 Large repairs.

1865, Apr 24 Readmeasured; 184.8 x 29.4 x 11.8; 833.38 gross tons; 2 decks.

1868, Spring New deck & ceiling.

1868, Jul 16 Collided with brig C. P. WILLIAMS near Toledo, OH, Lake Erie.

1868, Oct 17 Owned Erie Railway Co, Buffalo, NY; driven into Cleveland, OH piers; damaged hull & arches.

1869, May 24 Owned Union Steamboat Co, Buffalo; overhauled & repainted.

1869, Sep Aground Port Maitland, Lake Erie.

1871 Large repairs.

1873, Nov 16 Ashore Cleveland, OH.

1874, May 4 Rebuilt as steambarge, Ogdensburg, NY; 704.66 tons, owned Ellen K. McPherson, Buffalo.

1874, Nov 3 Ashore & damaged, Point Abino, Lake Erie.

1876, Oct 14 Foundered.

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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NEW YORK (1856, Propeller)