GENERAL VANCE (1838, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1838
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Perrysburg, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Pratt & Hubbell
Original Owner:
J. Smith et al
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Dimensions
Length:
90'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
76
History

1840 Enrolled Maumee City, OH; ran Detroit, MI, Toledo, OH & Perrysburg.

1842 Chartered to run Lower Sandusky to Sandusky City, OH.

1843 Enrolled Sandusky.

1844 Ran Detriot & Maumee.

1844, Jun 25 Boiler exploded at dock in Windsor, ONT; sunk at dock; captain & 3 others killed.

1844, Jul 2 Raised & taken to Detroit.

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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GENERAL VANCE (1838, Steamer)