The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lake Michigan Steamboat CHICAGO, 1874


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketches and notes on the steamboat CHICAGO
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 221
Inscriptions:

Chicago:

Built 1874 at Manitowoc, Wis.

Hull, of wood, built by G. S. Rand. Length of Keel 205 feet; width of hull 30 feet; over guards 55 feet; depth of hold 12 feet.

Engine, vertical beam; diameter of cylinder 46 inches, by 11 feet stroke

Boilers, two, of iron; each 9 feet in diameter by 20 feet long.

Wheels, 26 feet in diameter; 24 buckets to each wheel, 8 feet in length, 16 to 24 inches wide; and 34 inches dip.

Gross Tonnage 746.85. Net Tonnage 589.48.

This steamboat was constructed for the Goodrich Transportation Company for service on the line between Chicago and the western shore ports of Lake Michigan, running in connection with the sidewheel steamers Sheboygan, Muskegon, Corona and Alpena and several propellers, all of the same line. The engine of the Chicago was taken from the steamer May Queen.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1874
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
435
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
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Lake Michigan Steamboat CHICAGO, 1874


Sketches and notes on the steamboat CHICAGO