The Maritime History of the Great Lakes

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  • Night scene on Lake Erie
        A passenger steamboat crosses Lake Erie at night (and, as always, with the moon in the background).
      A passenger steamboat crosses Lake Erie at night (and, as always, with ...
  • Passenger Steamboat Empire
        "Passenger Steamboat Empire. Built at Cleveland, O., in 1844. First steamboat in the United States to measure over 1,000 tons, and when she came out was 200 tons larger than any other steam vessel in the world; length over all 260 feet; engines inclined low pressure, below deck; 600 horse ...
      "Passenger Steamboat Empire. Built at Cleveland, O., in 1844. First steamboat in ...
  • Propeller Princeton
        "Propeller Princeton. Built at Perrysburgh, O., in 1845. First propeller on Great Lakes that had an upper cabin; two twin screw engines; 24-inch cylinder by 24-inches stroke. From "American Steam Vessels." copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
      "Propeller Princeton. Built at Perrysburgh, O., in 1845. First propeller on Great ...
  • INDIANA
        "Steamboat Indiana. Built at Toledo, O., in 1841. Ran between Toledo and Buffalo until burned at Conneaut, O., in 1848. From "American Steam Vessels." Copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
      "Steamboat Indiana. Built at Toledo, O., in 1841. Ran between Toledo and ...
  • Steamboat Atlantic
        "Steamboat Atlantic. Built at Newport, Mich., in 1848. Length 267 feet; 1,155 tons; in her day unsurpassed in elegance and convenience; in 1852 run down off Long Point, by propeller Ogdensburg, and sunk; 150 lives lost. From "American Steam Vessels," Copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
      "Steamboat Atlantic. Built at Newport, Mich., in 1848. Length 267 feet; 1,155 ...
  • Steamboat Mississippi
        "Steamboat Mississippi. Built at Buffalo, N. Y., in 1853. A floating palace; length 335 feet; tonnage 1,829; one beam engine, 82-inch cylinder, 12-feet stroke; three boilers, each 50 feet long by 11 feet diamete; dismantled in 1863, hull remodeled into a dry dock."
      "Steamboat Mississippi. Built at Buffalo, N. Y., in 1853. A floating palace; ...
  • Steamboat Western Metropolis
        "Steamboat Western Metropolis. Built at Buffalo in 1856. Length 340 feet; tonnage 1,860; one beam engine, cylinder 76 inches diameter; 12 feet stroke; easily made 21 miles an hour between Buffalo and Toledo; made a bark in 1862, carrying 5,000 yards of canvas, and never beaten by any sail craft; ...
      "Steamboat Western Metropolis. Built at Buffalo in 1856. Length 340 feet; tonnage ...
  • Steamer Milwaukee
        "Steamer Milwaukee. Built at Buffalo in 1859. Length 247 feet; tonnage 1,100; wrecked at Grand Haven, Mich., in 1868. From "American Steam Vessels." copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
      "Steamer Milwaukee. Built at Buffalo in 1859. Length 247 feet; tonnage 1,100; ...
  • Flora
        "___ Detroit"
      "___ Detroit"
  • Steamboat EMPIRE, 1844, Capt. D. Howe
        "Steamboat EMPIRE, 1844, Capt. D. Howe"
      "Steamboat EMPIRE, 1844, Capt. D. Howe"
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