ALLEGHENY (1849, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1849
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Luther Moses
Original Owner and Location:
David Morgan, Jr., Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Simple engine 24x42, Cuyahoga Steam Boiler Co., 1849; propeller 13'
Dimensions
Length:
177.1'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
10.11'
Tonnage (old style):
468 2/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Milwaukee Bay.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
24 Oct 1855
How:
Struck pier.
Notes:
Total wreck, Milwaukee piers.
History

1849 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1850, Aug 6 LEXINGTON was run into by ALLEGHENY near Conneaut & sunk inside the harbor.

1850, Oct 10 Cleared Buffalo for Milwaukee with about 175 Swedish immigrants in board. By the time they docked Mikwaukee at least 74 had died of fever,

1851, Apr 28 Propeller OHIO ran into ALLEGHENY on Lake Huron, considerable damage to both vessels.

1853, Jun 7 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; owned James C. Evans.

1854, Apr 4 Owned American Transportation Co., Buffalo, NY.

1855, Oct Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Lytle List
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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