GENERAL SCOTT (1852, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1852
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Darius Cole
Original Owner and Location:
Darius Cole et al, Saginaw
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
105'
Beam:
12' 5"
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (old style):
63 72/95
History

1852, Oct 26 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1853, Mar 21 Sank at dock, Saginaw River; raised & ran Saginaw River to AuSable River, Lake Huron.

1854 Reported abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Lytle List
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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 SCOTT (1852, Steamer)