NEW YORK (1851, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1851
Official Number:
18324
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: square stern
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Merrick Shipyard
Master Carpenter:
John Oades
Original Owner and Location:
Ontario & St. Lawrence Steamboat Co., Ogdensburg, NY.
Ownership Notes:
American Express Line.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
60 x 144"; 450hp engine by H. R. Dunham & Co., NY. 36' wheels.
Dimensions
Length:
234' 9"
Beam:
32' 6"
Depth:
13' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
995 2/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Camden, NJ or Philadelphia, PA.
Atlantic Ocean.
Date:
20 May 1894
How:
Burned.
History

Largest steamer on Lake Ontario at the time.

1852, Jul 26 Enrolled Ogdensburg.

1852 - 59 Ran Ogdensburg - Lewiston, Lake Ontario.

1858 Laid up during Panic.

1859, Jul 25 Owned Averell & Allen.

1860 995.02 tons.

1861 Owned Hathaway & Small, St. Johns, N.B.; ran Boston - St. Johns.

1861, Dec 12 - 1865, May Chartered by U. S. Government.

1865 - 80 Ran Boston to Portland, Maine.

1865 Remeasured 223 x 33 x 12', 1110.39 gross / 675.36 net tons.

1868 1,110.39 gross / 675.36 net tons.

1880 - 85 Ran Boston - Salem.

1885 Owned E. A. Souder & Co., Philadelophia, PA; 223.1 x 33 x 12; ran Delaware Bay excursions.

1894, May 20 Burned.

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 (1851, Steamer)