James Carson (Steamboat), 1 Jul 1855
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FOR THE ONTONAGON.---Johnson & Tisdale will launch tomorrow afternoon a small side wheel steamer, built for John H.Garrett, of Ontonagon, and intended to be used on that river as a passenger boat, and also for the purpose of towing between the "Mouth" and the "Mines." Her dimensions are as follows:- Length, 85 feet keel, 14 feet beam, and 2 feet hold. For the purpose of easy steering she will be worked by two engines---these are being made by the Cuyahoga Steam Furnace Co. She will draw with engines and necessary equipment on board, only about 16 inches water.-------Cleveland herald
The Democracy, Buffalo
Monday, July 2, 1855
The steamer JAMES CARSON. buily by Johnson & Tisdale and owned by J.H. GARRETT of Ontonagon is to be launched tomorrow afternoon and will be used on the Ontonagon River as a passenger boat and also for towing on the river, 85 feet keel 14 feet beam and only 2 feet hold. Her two engines were built by the Cuyahoga Steam Furnace Co
July 2, 1855
Paddle wheel steamer JAMES CARSON, of 28 tons. Built Howard, Wis. 1855. First home port, Mackinac, Mich. DISPOSITION:- Abandoned 1857
Merchant Steam Vessels of the U.S.A.
Lytle-Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
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- William R. McNeil
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