The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Steamboat Western Metropolis


Description
Creator:
Stanton, S. W., Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Drawings
Description:
Drawing of the paddlewheel steamboat WESTERN METROPOLIS
Notes:
Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
Inscriptions:
"Steamboat Western Metropolis. Built at Buffalo in 1856. Length 340 feet; tonnage 1,860; one beam engine, cylinder 76 inches diameter; 12 feet stroke; easily made 21 miles an hour between Buffalo and Toledo; made a bark in 1862, carrying 5,000 yards of canvas, and never beaten by any sail craft; lost on lake Michigan in 1864. From "American Steam Vessels." Copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
Publisher:
J. H. Beers & Co.
Place of Publication:
Chicago
Date of Original:
1899
Date Of Event:
1856
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
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Steamboat Western Metropolis


Drawing of the paddlewheel steamboat WESTERN METROPOLIS