The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
CITY OF TOLEDO


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch of notes on the Great Lakes steamboat CITY OF TOLEDO
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 415
Inscriptions:

City of Toledo:

Built 1891, at Toledo, Ohio

Hull, of steel. Built by the Craig Shipbuilding Company. Length over all 221 feet; breadth of beam 31 1/2 feet; over guard 58 feet; depth of hold 12 1/2 feet.

Engine, inclined triple expansion, constructed by the Cleveland Shipbuilding Company. Diameter of cylinders 26, 42 and 66 inches, by 6 feet stroke.

Boilers, two, each 21 feet 7 inches in length, by 11 feet in width.

Wheels, feathering buckets

Tonnage, 1003.88 Gross 654 Net

An excellent type of a modern passenger and excursion steamer is the CITY OF TOLEDO, built for the Toledo and Put-in Bay route, Lake Erie.

Used during summer season of 1893 in transporting passengers from Chicago to the World's Fair. The inclined engines put into this boat were the first of the kind ever built for a lake boat. She cost $140,000.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1891
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
467
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
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CITY OF TOLEDO


Sketch of notes on the Great Lakes steamboat CITY OF TOLEDO