Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Petoskey
Description
Creator
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Prints
Description
Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes propeller PETOSKEY
Notes
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels, 1895, page 327
Inscriptions

Petoskey:

Built 1887, at Manitowoc, Wis.

Hull, of wood, constructed by Rand and Burger Length 171 feet 4 inches; breadth of beam 30 feet 3 inches; depth of hold 3 feet

Engine, "Trout" fore and aft compound, built by King Iron Works, Buffalo, NY Diameter of cylinders 20 and 40 inches, by 36 inches stroke.

Boiler, one, 16 feet in length by 10 feet in width.

Tonnage, Gross 770.96 Net 544.51

Built for the freight and passenger traffic on Lake Michigan, in the Seymour Transportation Company's line between Chicago and Harbor Springs, and intermediate points. A staunch and excellent boat for the trade engaged in. Sixty staterooms and sleeping accommodations for two hundred and ten persons. Cabins mahogany finished speed thirteen miles an hour.

Publisher
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication
New York
Date of Original
1895
Date Of Event
1887
Subject(s)
Local identifier
443
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
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Petoskey


Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes propeller PETOSKEY