The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
VIRGINIA


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat VIRGINIA
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 419
Inscriptions:

Virginia:

Built 1891, at Cleveland, Ohio, by the Globe Iron Works Company

Hull, of steel. Length of keel 264 feet; over all 277 feet; breadth of beam 38 feet; depth of hold 15 3/4 feet; depth from spar deck 25 feet.

Engines, two, triple expansion. Diameter of cylinders 20, 32 and 52 inches, by 36 inches stroke.

Boilers, four, of steel, scotch type. Each 22 feet in length, and 13 feet in diameter; working pressure 160 lbs.; total grate surface 240 sq. feet; total heating surface 7308 sq. feet.

Wheels, four bladed, each 11 feet in diameter; pitch 15 feet.

Tonnage 1606.66 Gross 976.68 Net

A notable Great Lakes steamer, one of the finest in America. Built for the Goodrich Transportation Company for the route between Chicago and Milwaukee, on Lake Michigan. Magnificently fitted up, with mahogany cabins, richest of furnishings and all modern conveniences. Sleeping accommodations for 300 passengers. Cost $251,550; speed 18 miles an hour.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1891
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
469
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
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VIRGINIA


Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat VIRGINIA