WASHINGTON, GEORGE (1833, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1833
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Aaron Root
Original Owner and Location:
Huron Shipbuilding Co., Huron, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
2
Propulsion Notes:
100hp engines, Pittsburgh, PA
Dimensions
Length:
180'
Beam:
29'
Tonnage (old style):
605
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Long Point
Lake Erie
Date:
9 Oct 1833
How:
storm
Final Cargo:
passengers
Notes:
broke steampipe, driven ashore, became total wreck; one person lost, attempted to swim ashore
History

1833 Enrolled Portland, OH

1833, Oct 9 Lost on first trip returning from Buffalo, NY

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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WASHINGTON, GEORGE (1833, Steamer)