The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
CITY OF CHICAGO


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat CITY OF CHICAGO
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 371
Inscriptions:

City of Chicago

Built 1890, at West Bay City, Mich.

Hull, of steel constructed by F. W. Wheeler & Co. Length 226 feet, breadth of beam 34 feet; depth of hold 13 feet. Lengthened 1891, 12 feet, making total length 238 feet

Engine, vertical beam, compound, built by the W. & A. Fletcher Co., New York. Diameter of cylinders 36 and 54 inches, by 6 ft. 8 ins. and 10 feet stroke.

Boilers, two, of steel

Wheels, feathering, 22 1/2 feet in diameter; 10 buckets each wheel

Tonnage: 1,164.07 Gross 735.45 net

A beautifully finished and luxuriously furnished steamboat, belonging to the Graham & Morton Transportation Company and plying between Chicago and Benton Harbor, on Lake Michigan. Sleeping accommodations for 300 people, all modern improvements and excellent speed go to make the CITY OF CHICAGO a model inland steamboat Cost $235,000

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1889
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
455
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
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CITY OF CHICAGO


Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat CITY OF CHICAGO