The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
PLEASURE


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the Detroit River ferry PLEASURE
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 475
Inscriptions:

PLEASURE

Built 1893, at West Bay City, Mich., by F. W. Wheeler & Co.

Hull, of wood. Length 140 feet; breadth of beam, on water line, 35 feet, top sides 40 feet, on deck 52 feet; depth of hold 15 feet, average draft of water 12 feet.

Engine, three cylinder compound. Diameter 34, 24 and 34 inches, by stroke of 24 inches.

Boilers, Scotch each 10 foot sheel and 12 1/2 feet long.

Wheel, 4 blades. Diameter 10 feet; pitch 13 feet.

The Pleasure was built for the Detroit, Belle Isle & Windsor Ferry Company, and is a typical Detroit River ferry, the finest ever turned out up to 1894. Speed 16 miles an hour; capacity for a large number of passengers.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1893
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
483
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
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PLEASURE


Sketch and notes on the Detroit River ferry PLEASURE