The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
SAXON


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat SAXON
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 461
Inscriptions:

Saxon

Built 1890, at Cleveland, Ohio, by the Globe Iron Works Co.

Hull, of steel. Length 296 feet; breadth of beam 40 feet 5 inches; depth of hold 21 feet.

Engine, triple expansion Diameter of cylinders 24, 38 and 61 inches, by 42 inches stroke.

Boilers, two, of steel, "scotch" type. Length 12 1/2 feet, diameter 14 feet.

Wheel, four blades, Diameter 14 feet, pitch 17 1/2 feet

Tonnage 2348.43 Gross 1875.23 Net

Owned by the Menominee Transit Company, and built for the ore carrying trade on the Great Lakes. Speed, loaded, 12 1/2 miles per hour, light; 14 miles

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1890
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
476
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
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SAXON


Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat SAXON