The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Corona (Steamboat), U125091, 22 Apr 1870

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Goodrich's new steamer CORONA which was built to run between Chicago and St. Joseph arrived yesterday. Her measurements are: Keel; 176' x 27', overall 184' x 44' She has the machinery formerly in the steamer COMET. There are 42 state-rooms, accommodating about 150 persons. Forward on the upper deck is the dining saloon. The nursery is aft on the main deck. The wood-work in the cabin is of pine, painted white. The moulding and carvings are of a beautiful design. The cabin is carpeted with Brussels carpet. The CORONA has a black hull with white uppper works. She cost $75,000.
      Chicago Republican
      April 26, 1870

      Capt. Goodrich's new stm. CORONA has arrived there from Manitowoc. She was built during the past winter, by G. Rand of Manitowoc, and presents a fine appearance. When completed she will compare favorably with anything afloat on the lakes. Her officers are as follows:
      Master - Capt. N.W. Napier
      First Officer - Robert Jones
      First Engineer - W.H. Benny
      Clerk - J.R. Clark
      Steward - James Gee
The Corona measures 470.23 tons, new measurement, and has the engine of the COMET.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 22, 1870 3-5

Steam paddle CORONA. U. S. No. 125091. Of 470 tons gross; 373 tons net. Built Manitowox, Wis., 1870. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 172.0 x 45.5 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898

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Corona (Steamboat), U125091, 22 Apr 1870