The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
CHICORA


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat CHICORA
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 437
Inscriptions:

Chicora:

Designed by Frank E. Kirby

Built 1892, at Detroit, Mich., by the Detroit Dry Dock Company

Hull, of Wood, 198 feet in length (217 feet over all); 35 feet beam (40 feet over guard): and 13 feet 7 inches depth of hold.

Engine, triple expansion, with cylinders. 21, 33 and 54 inches in diameter, and piston stroke of 42 inches.

Boilers, two of steel, "Scotch" type, each 12 feet in length by 14 feet in diameter.

Gross tonnage 1,122.92 Net Tonnage 708.15

The Chicora was built for the Graham & Morton Transportation Company, for the route between Chicago and Benton Harbor, Michigan. The hull is strongly constructed, being diagonally strapped and having steel arches. Cabins beautifully furnished. 56 staterooms. Has made the run of 65 miles in 3 hours and 40 minutes.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1892
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
471
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
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CHICORA


Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat CHICORA