- Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
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- Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat SUSQUEHANNA
- Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 313
Built 1886, at Buffao, N.Y. by the Union Dry Dock Company
Hull, of Steel. Length of keel 302 1/2 feet; over all 320 1/2 feet; breadth of beam 40 feet; depth of hold 24 feet.
Engine, Triple Expansion. Diameter of cylinders 36, 51 and 51 inches, by 48 inches stroke.
Boilers, two of Steel, "Scotch" type, built by the Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo. Length 11 feet; diameter 13 feet. Total grate surface 120 feet.
Wheel, four blades. Diameter 14 feet; pitch at first 21 feet, afterward changed to 18 feet
Tonnage 2500.30 gross, 2065.74 net
A modern steamship of the Great Lakes, built for the "Anchor Line," and used in carrying package freight. Was one of the finest ever constructed for service on the Northwestern Lakes when she first came out.
- Smith & Stanton
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- New York
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes