Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Passenger Steamboat Empire
Description
Creator
Stanton, S. W., Attributed name
Item Type
Drawings
Description
Drawing of the passenger steamboat EMPIRE
Notes
Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
Inscriptions
"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 power; later converted into propeller. From "American Steam Vessels." Copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
Publisher
J. H. Beers & Co.
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date of Original
1899
Date Of Event
1844
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Passenger Steamboat Empire


Drawing of the passenger steamboat EMPIRE