The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
LIVINGSTONE


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat LIVINGSTONE
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 363
Inscriptions:

Livingstone:

Designed by Frank E. Kirby

Buil 1889 at Wyandotte, Mich.

Hull, Composite, built by the Detroit Dry Dock Comp'y Length keel, 280 feet; over all 299 feet; extreme beam 42 feet; depth of hold 22 feet 6 inches

Engine, triple expansion, constructed by the Frontier Iron Works, Detroit Diameter of cylinders 20 1/2, 33 and 55 inches by 42 inches stroke

Boilers, two, of steel, built by the Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo Each 12 feet in diameter of cylinder by 11 feet in length; working pressure 160 lbs steam to square inch.

Wheel, four blades, 12 1/2 feet in diameter, 14 feet pitch

Tonnage 2134.38 Gross 1622.34 Net

A large and substantially built steamer of the Great Lakes. Owned by the "Percheron Steam Navigation Company," and used in the ore, coal, grain and package freight carrying trade. Capacity 3000 tons.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1889
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
452
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
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LIVINGSTONE


Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat LIVINGSTONE