ENTERPRISE (1825, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1825
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Levi Johnson
Original Owner and Location:
Turhooven Brothers & Levi Johnson, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
60-70hp engine, Pittsburg, PA.
Dimensions
Length:
101'
Beam:
25.3'
Depth:
9.7'
Tonnage (old style):
250
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Buffalo, NY. Lake Erie
Date:
  1835
How:
Broken up.
Notes:
Stranded; dismantled, condemned after many years service.
History

1825, Jun 17 Launched Cleveland, OH; ran Lake Erie, Buffalo, NY - South Shore ports & Detroit, MI.

1826, Aug 8 Collision with steamer SUPERIOR.

1829, May 26 Owned Charles M. Giddings, et al, Cleveland, OH.

1829 Alterations Cleveland.

1832, Jul 21 Owned Charles M. Giddings, evening line; ran Buffalo -Cleveland.

1833, Jan 16 Owned Simeon Fox, Buffalo; subsequent owner Norman C. Baldwin.

1834, May 28 Damaged slightly in collision with steamer NEW YORK at Dunkirk, NY, Lake Erie.

1835 Stranded; engine into steamer CHICAGO (c1835).

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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ENTERPRISE (1825, Steamer)