The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Steamboat Western World


Description
Creator:
Stanton, S. W., Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch of the Steamboat Western World on Lake Erie
Notes:
Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899
Inscriptions:
"Steamboat Western World. Built at Buffalo in 1854. Length 348 feet; beam 45 feet; engines vertical beam, 1,500 horse power; 2,002 tons; Western World and Plymouth Rock, duplicates, two of the finest side-wheel steamers ever built on the lakes; each cost $250,000; hull timbers diagonally braced with iron; four water tight compartments; ran only a few years. From "American Steam Vessels," Copyright 1895 by Smith & Stanton."
Publisher:
J. H. Beers & Co.
Place of Publication:
Chicago
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1854
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Steamboat Western World


Sketch of the Steamboat Western World on Lake Erie