PEACOCK, WILLIAM (1829)


Year of Build:
1829
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Barcelona (Portland), NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Asa Standart
Original Owner:
Eliphalet Tinker et al
Ownership Notes:
Joseph White.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
50hp engine by M. Stackhouse, Pittsburgh, PA, 1826.
Dimensions
Length:
102'
Beam:
19'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (old style):
120
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Ripley, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
  1835
How:
Broken up.
History

1829, May 20 First enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1830, May 1 Owned Charles Reed.

Date Unknown Ran 1 year with low pressure engine built by Landon of Troy, NY; replaced with new 60hp engine; 4 boilers.

1830, Aug 19 collided with steamer SHELDON THOMPSON, Erie, PA; repaired.

1830, Sep 17 Steam pipe exploded; 15 killed, Buffalo, Lake Erie; repaired; first explosion recorded on U.S. side of Lakes.

1831, Apr Driven ashore by ice, Erie, Lake Erie; released.

1833 Ran Cleveland, OH & Buffalo.

1834 Ran Detroit, MI & Buffalo.

1835, Jun Ashore Dunkirk, NY, Lake Erie; released.

1835 Broken up near Ripley, OH, Lake Erie.

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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PEACOCK, WILLIAM (1829)