The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
MERIDA


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat MERIDA
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 460
Inscriptions:

Merida

Built 1893 at West Bay City, Mich.

Hull, of steel, built by F. W. Wheeler & Company. Length of keel 360 feet; over all 378 feet, extreme beam 45 feet; depth of hold 25 feet.

Engine, triple expansion, constructed by the Frontier Iron Works, Detroit. Diameter of cylinders 23, 37 and 62 inches, by 44 inches stroke.

Boilers, three, return tubular, built by Wickes Bros., Saginaw, Mich. Length of each 12 feet; diameter 12 1/2 feet.

Wheel, 4 blades. Diameter 14 feet; pitch 17 1/2 feet.

Tonnage 3261 Gross 2610 Net

A magnificent modern cargo carrying steamship of the Great Lakes. Owned by D. C. Whitney.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1893
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
475
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
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MERIDA


Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat MERIDA