PENINSULA PACKET (pre1844, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Horse propelled sidewheeler
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
23'
History

Not original name; sidewheels by two horses treding a circular table

1844 Owned Privat Brothers, Toronto; ran Toronto, Ontario & the Island

as a ferry

1846 Construction altered so that 5 horses circled the deck, powering

the boat

1850 Taken off the route

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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PENINSULA PACKET (pre1844, Steamer)