- Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
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- Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat MATOA
- Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 389
Built 1890, at Cleveland, Ohio., by the Globe Iron Works Company
Hull, of Steel. Length of keel 292 feet; over all 308 feet; breadth of beam 40 feet; depth of hold 24 feet 6 inches; draft of water, light 8 feet; loaded 14 to 16 feet.
Engine, Triple Expansion. Diameter of cylinders 24, 38 and 61 inches, by 42 inches stroke.
Boilers, two, of steel, Scotch Type. Total grate surface 135 square feet; total heating surface 4710 square feet. Consumption of fuel per hour 2630 lbs., on a speed of 14 miles per hour.
Wheel, four blades; 14 feet in diameter, 17 feet 6 inches pitch.
Tonnage 2311.01 Gross 1836.35 Net
A large, modern steel hull freight carrier of the Great Lakes owned by the Minnesota Steamship Company and used in the ore carrying trade. Strongly built and of large capacity. Cost $208,750
- Smith & Stanton
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