The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
SUSQUEHANNA


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat SUSQUEHANNA
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 313
Inscriptions:

Susquehanna:

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.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1886
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
441
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
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SUSQUEHANNA


Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat SUSQUEHANNA