BOSTON (1847, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passenger & freight.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
E. W. & A. A. Turner
Original Owner:
James Monroe, H. Krumens, W. Ogrum, L. Parmetter.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
133' 8"
Beam:
24' 10"
Depth:
9' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
259 5/95
Capacity:
12,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Oak Orchard, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
28 Jul 1854
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Pork, corn, whiskey, produce.
Notes:
Collision with barque PLYMOUTH, Lake Ontario.
History

1847, May 1 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1847-1852 Five enrollments, Cleveland, OH.

1848 Runs Buffalo-Chicago, IL.

1850 Griffiths Western Line, Erie Canal.

1851 Owned Chamberlain, Crawford et al.

1851 Northern Transportation, Cleveland, OH.

1854 Sunk.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Lytle List
Jack Messmer
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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BOSTON (1847, Propeller)