NILES (1847, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mishawaka, IN
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wm. B. Beeson
Original Owner and Location:
Rodney C. Paine & John F. Porter, Niles, Berrien Co, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
105'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
2' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
40 34/95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1855
How:
Abandoned
History

1847, Sep 28 Enrolled Detroit; ran St. Joseph River.

1853, Mar 10 Owned Henry R. Williams, Grand Rapids, MI.

1853, May 20 Owned John Lyman, ran on Chicago River as towboat.

1853, Jul Owned Neeley & Howe.

1853, Aug 9 Owned Samuel Howe, Chicago.

1855 Abandoned.

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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NILES (1847, Steamer)