Maritime History of the Great Lakes
PEERLESS
Description
Creator
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Prints
Description
Sketch and notes on the steamboat PEERLESS
Notes
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels, 1895, page 215
Inscriptions

Peerless:

Built 1872 at Cleveland, Ohio.

Hull, of Wood, Built by Ira Lafranier Length 211 feet; breadth of beam 39 feet 10 inches; depth of hold 12 1/2 feet.

Engine, constructed by the Globe Iron Works Diameter of cylinder 54 inches, by 40 inches stroke

Boilers, two, of iron, by Globe Iron Works Length 20 feet, diameter 54 inches.

Tonnage 1199.50 Gross 912.70 Net

A large and well built Great Lakes passenger propeller of the old style. Built for the Lake Superior trade, having a large upper saloon, commodious staterooms and good deck space for freight. Used on the route between Chicago and Duluth in the "Lake Michigan & Lake Superior Trans. Co's Line" of passenger boats.

Publisher
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication
New York
Date of Original
1895
Date Of Event
1872
Subject(s)
Local identifier
433
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.332222 Longitude: -87.098611
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PEERLESS


Sketch and notes on the steamboat PEERLESS