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Dewitt Clinton (Steamboat), 14 Sep 1836


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The DeWITT CLINTON, which left our port yesterday afternoon for Buffalo, is a new and handsome steam freight boat. She is 147 feet in length; 27 feet beam; about 48 feet on the guards; and 11 feet depth of hold. Tonnage registered 415 tons, but by carpenters measure, nearer 490 tons. Althought built for a freight boat, she is so constructed as to accommodate a goodly number of passengers, there being in the main and forward cabins, 72 berths, in the ladies cabin 30, and on the promenade deck 8 state rooms, with 3 berths in each, beside 6 others near the steering wheel, and perhaps 20 more on the main deck, for the hands being in all about 150. The arrangement of the ladies cabin is very convenient, being across the deck, with a broad and spacious hall between the ranges of berths. The workmanship of the whole is plain but neat and substantial. The machinery (high pressure) is very powerful.
      Cleveland Weekly Advertiser
      Thursday, September 15, 1836
     
     
Steam paddle Dewill clinton. Of 513 tons. Built Huron, O., 1856. First home port, Buffalo, N.Y. DISPOSITION:- Lost 1851 by stranding at (unknown)
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      The Lytle-Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
     
     


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new steamer, Huron, O.
Date of Original:
1836
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McN.E.11089
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Dewitt Clinton (Steamboat), 14 Sep 1836