PILOT (1845, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Union City, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
90'
Beam:
17'
Tonnage (old style):
35
History

1845 Built to run on Saint Joseph River, to carry freight & passengers

as a link with Lake Michigan

1846 Enrolled at Detroit

1847, April 12 Struck a bridge abutment, capsized & sank at Mishawaka,

Indiana; reported that the owner, Mr. Kellogg & five

passengers drowned

1847, April 13 Vessel sawn in two & hauled ashore; boiler & engine

still in river

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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PILOT (1845, Steamer)