The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
PRINCETON


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the propeller PRINCETON
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 81
Inscriptions:

PRINCETON

Built 1845, by Samuel Hubbell, at Perrysburg, Ohio

Designed by Amos Pratt Hubbell

Length 185 feet; Breadth, 27 feet (over guards 39 feet); Depth of hold, 10 feet. Two twin-screw Engines, 24 inch cylinders, by 24 inches stroke; built by the Auburn, New York, States Prison. Two boilers, 6 by 14 feet. Speed, 11 miles.

The Princeton was the first propeller on the Great Lakes that had an Upper Cabin. She was one of a fleet of 14 steamers forming the line of passenger boats from Buffalo to Chicago.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1845
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
409
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
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PRINCETON


Sketch and notes on the propeller PRINCETON