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
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Copyright Statement
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Steamboat Western Metropolis


Drawing of the paddlewheel steamboat WESTERN METROPOLIS