MONTEZUMA (1848, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passenger & freight.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Luther Moses & Sanford
Original Owner and Location:
Hiram Niles & Co., Buffalo, NY
Ownership Notes:
James C. Gibson & John R. Wheeler.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine by Cuyahoga Works.
Dimensions
Length:
149' 4"
Beam:
23'
Depth:
9' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
332 63/95
Capacity:
3250 barrels
Final Disposition
Date:
  1860
How:
Abandoned.
History

1848, Apr 20 Launched.

1848, Apr 29 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo - Sandusky, OH.

1849 Buffalo, Erie, Cleveland, Sandusky, Toledo line.

1849, Oct Damaged entering Buffalo port in storm.

1850 Ran Toledo - Buffalo & Tonawanda.

1852, Jun Threw cargo overboard in heavy storm near Conneaut.

1854, Mar 4 Owned Niles & Wheeler.

1854, May Sprang leak near Manitous; repaired Chicago.

1854, Jun 4 Owned Asher Rosseter; 322.63 gross tons.

1854, Sep Ran Chicago - Depere rest of season.

1854, Dec 1 Machinery disabled; repaired Menomomen Foundry, Milwaukee, WI.

1855, Jun 7 Owned Asher Rosseter et al, Chicago.

1856, Jul Collision with schooner CHARMER on Chicago River.

1857, Jul 2 Owned G.B. Andrew, Chicago District.

1857, Nov 16 Owned John B. King, Chicago, IL.

1858, Apr Owned John T. & Edward M. Edwards, St. Joseph, MI; ran St. Joseph - Chicago 3 times per week.

1858, Apr 22 Owned Nelson W. Napier, St. Joseph, MI.

1860, Nov 10 Dismantled; engines to LADY FRANKLIN(1861); 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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MONTEZUMA (1848, Propeller)