HURON (1839, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1839
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport (Marine City), MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
John Gallagher
Original Owner and Location:
Samuel Ward et.al., Newport (Marine City), MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
Propulsion Notes:
Engine by Detroit Iron Company; went 1849 to FRANKLIN MOORE, 1864 to WAVE.
Dimensions
Length:
117' 6"
Beam:
15' 8"
Depth:
8' 3"
Tonnage (old style):
147 4/95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1849
How:
Dismantled.
History

1831 Launched; cost $16,520.

1840, Apr 15 Enrolled Detroit, MI; Ran Detroit & Saint Clair River route - Pennsylvania & Lake Huron ports.

1841 Ran Detroit - Saint Clair, MI.

1842 Ran Detroit - Monroe, MI & Saint Joseph, MI - Chicago, IL; repaired.

1842, May Ran Detroit to Buffalo, NY.

1843 Repaired; ran Detroit - Port Huron.

1843, Aug 21 Boiler leaked.

1845 Ran Detroit - Saint Clair River.

1845, Jun Ran Detroit - Buffalo, NY.

1846 Ran with RED JACKET daily service Detroit - Port Huron & Sarnia,

ONT.

1847, Jul 17 Owned Eber B. Ward & John Gallagher; Detroit District.

1849 147.04 tons; dismantled.

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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HURON (1839, Steamer)