NIAGARA (1826, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1826
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black Rock (Buffalo), NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
A.ugustus S. Porter, Black Rock, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Propulsion Notes:
30hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
102'
Beam:
20' 11"
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
156 92/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Erie.
Date:
3 Apr 1842
How:
Burned & scuttled.
Notes:
She was originally reserved for future rebuilding, but was never repaired. Hulk was burned to retrieve metal parts, then scuttled. 1882, Apr 3 Hull raised, towed out to Lake Erie & sunk.
History

1826, Aug 4 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1826, Aug 30 Broke machinery Duck Island, Lake Ontario.

1826, Oct Collision with steamer PIONEER at Grand River, Lake Erie.

1826, Nov 14 Main mast carried away in gale, Niagara River; repaired.

1827 Operated between Detroit, MI & Buffalo.

1831, Jun 11 Owned James McKnight et al.

1832, May 29 Rescued a passenger from capsized schooner GUERRIER.

1836, May 17 Owned Peter B. Porter.

1837, May 18 Owned L. Happ, Monroe, MI.

1837, Jul 7 Collided & sunk by steamer PENNSYLVANIA near Huron, OH, Lake Erie.

1842, Apr 3 Burned & scuttled, Lake Erie; last owned L. Happ, Monroe, MI.

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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NIAGARA (1826, Steamer)