The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
SARANAC


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat SARANAC
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 377
Inscriptions:

Saranac:

built 1890, at Cleveland, Ohio

Steel hull, web frames Length of Keel 290 feet, over all 307 feet, breadth of beam 40 feet; depth of hold 13 feet 6 inches -- to main deck 25 1/2 feet, draft of water 8 feet, light, 14 to 16 when loaded.

Engine, Triple Expansion. Diameter of cylinders 24,38 and 61 inches, by 42 inches stroke.

Three Boilers, return tubular, of steel Total grate surface 162 square feet; total heating surface 5574 square feet; consumption of fuel per hour 3140 lbs

Diameter of propeller wheel, 14 feet; four blades, pitch 17 1/2 feet Speed 14 miles per hour.

Gross tonnage 2,699.47 Net Tonnage 1,939.26

This steamship was built by the Globe Iron Works company being one of the fleet belonging to the Lehigh Valley Transportation Company and used in the line between Buffalo and Chicago, on the Great lakes. She cost $260,000.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1890
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
457
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
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SARANAC


Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat SARANAC