The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Canisteo (Propeller), U4394, 1 May 1862


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LAUNCH. - A fine propeller, built for the New York & Erie Railroad Line, was launched from the ship-yard of Mason & Bidwell Thursday afternoon. She is named the CANISTEO, and is to run between Toledo and Dunkirk. Her dimensions are as follows: Length 190 feet; beam 30 feet; hold 12 feet, and 650 tons burthen. The engines are of low pressure, and were built at the Shephard Iron Works. The cylinders are 42 inch, and 38 inch stroke. The boat is well adapted to the trade for which she was built.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, May 3, 1862



Steam screw CANISTEO. U. S. No. 4394. Of 856.07 tons. Of 504 horse-power. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     


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launch, Buffalo
Date of Original:
1862
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McN.E.1155
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Canisteo (Propeller), U4394, 1 May 1862