The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
NORTH WEST


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes passenger steamship NORTH WEST
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 489
Inscriptions:

NORTH WEST

Built 1894, at Cleveland, O., by the Globe Iron Works Comp'y

Hull, of steel. Length between perpendiculars 360 feet; over all 383 feet; breadth of beam moulded 44 feet; depth of hold 26 feet; from spar deck 34 feet 5 inches.

Engines, two, vertical quadruple expansion. Diameter of cylinders 25, 36, 51 1/2 and 74 inches, by 42 inches stroke.

Boilers, 28, or iron and steel, "Belleville" type

Wheels, two, four bladed, sectional, each 13 feet in diameter; 18 1/2 feet pitch.

Tonnage: 4244.00 Gross 2339.78 Net

When the NORTH WEST appeared, in 1894, she was, without doubt the finest steam vessel ever turned out for service on the Great Lakes, and was one of the finest ever constructed in America. Built for the "Northern Steamship Company," for the route between Buffal and Duluth, and cost $650,000. Completely and sumptuously furnished, being designed for carrying passengers only, accommodations on board for 350 first class and 300 second class passengers.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1894
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
485
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.332222 Longitude: -87.098611
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NORTH WEST


Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes passenger steamship NORTH WEST