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  • Geographic Location: Lake Michigan
  • Subject: Steamboats
  • Romeo (Steamboat), broke machinery, 1 Nov 1849
        Reason: broke machinery Hull damage: $4,000 Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: broke machinery Hull damage: $4,000 Remarks: Repaired
  • Keystone State (Steamboat), disabled, 1 Oct 1849
        Reason: disabled Hull damage: $4,600 Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: disabled Hull damage: $4,600 Remarks: Repaired
  • Philo Parsons (Steamboat), broke machinery, 1 Aug 1866
        Reason: broke machinery Hull damage: $700 Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: broke machinery Hull damage: $700 Remarks: Repaired
  • Planet (Steamboat), damaged machinery, 1 Jun 1866
        Reason: damaged machinery Hull damage: $1,000 Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: damaged machinery Hull damage: $1,000 Remarks: Repaired
  • Michigan (Steamboat), fire, 11 Jul 1860
        Reason: fire Lives: nil Hull damage: $5,000 Remarks: Total loss
      Reason: fire Lives: nil Hull damage: $5,000 Remarks: Total loss
  • Propeller Phoenix, Capt. B. G. Sweet, 1845
        "Propeller Phoenix, Capt. B. G. Sweet, 1845"
      "Propeller Phoenix, Capt. B. G. Sweet, 1845"
  • S. S. "City of St. Joseph" Goodrich Transit Co.
        "S. S. "City of St. Joseph" Goodrich Transit Co." Reverse: "Max Lau Colortype Co. Chicago"
      "S. S. "City of St. Joseph" Goodrich Transit Co." Reverse: "Max Lau ...
  • Lake Michigan Steamboat CHICAGO, 1874
        Chicago: Built 1874 at Manitowoc, Wis. Hull, of wood, built by G. S. Rand. Length of Keel 205 feet; width of hull 30 feet; over guards 55 feet; depth of hold 12 feet. Engine, vertical beam; diameter of cylinder 46 inches, by 11 feet stroke Boilers, two, of iron; each ...
      Chicago: Built 1874 at Manitowoc, Wis. Hull, of wood, built by G. ...
  • Lake Michigan Steamboat CHICAGO, 1874
        Lake Michigan Steamboat CHICAGO, 1874
      Lake Michigan Steamboat CHICAGO, 1874
  • SHEBOYGAN
        Sheboygan: Built 1869, at Manitowoc, Wis. Hull, of wood built by G. S. Rand. Length of keel 208 feet; width of hull 32 feet; over guards 54 feet; depth of hold 12 feet. Engine, vertical beam; diameter of cylinder 50 inches, by 12 feet in length. Two boilers, by Buffalo ...
      Sheboygan: Built 1869, at Manitowoc, Wis. Hull, of wood built by G. ...
  • Lake Michigan Steamboat SHEBOYGAN, 1869
        Lake Michigan Steamboat SHEBOYGAN, 1869
      Lake Michigan Steamboat SHEBOYGAN, 1869
  • MILWAUKEE
        MILWAUKEE Built 1859 at Buffalo, N. Y. HULL, 247 feet in length, 34 feet beam; 17 feet depth of hold. 1100 tons. ONE BEAM ENGINE, built by the Shepard Iron Works ofBuffalo, N. Y., 60 inches diameter of cylinder by 12 feet stroke, and of 1050 horse power. The MILWAUKEE ...
      MILWAUKEE Built 1859 at Buffalo, N. Y. HULL, 247 feet in length, ...
  • Lake Michigan Sidewheel Steamship MILWAUKEE, 1859
        Lake Michigan Sidewheel Steamship MILWAUKEE, 1859
      Lake Michigan Sidewheel Steamship MILWAUKEE, 1859
  • W. H. GILCHER
        W. H. GILCHER Built 1891, at Cleveland, O by the Cleveland Shipbuilding Co. Hull, of Steel. Length of keel 301 1/2 feet; over all 320 feet; breadth of beam 41 feet; depth of hold 24 feet 4 inches Engine, Triple expansion. Diameter of cylinders 20,33 and 54 inches, by 40 ...
      W. H. GILCHER Built 1891, at Cleveland, O by the Cleveland Shipbuilding ...
  • Great Lakes Steamship W. H. GILCHER, 1892
        Great Lakes Steamship W. H. GILCHER, 1892
      Great Lakes Steamship W. H. GILCHER, 1892
  • CHICORA
        Chicora: Designed by Frank E. Kirby Built 1892, at Detroit, Mich., by the Detroit Dry Dock Company Hull, of Wood, 198 feet in length (217 feet over all); 35 feet beam (40 feet over guard): and 13 feet 7 inches depth of hold. Engine, triple expansion, with cylinders. 21, 33 ...
      Chicora: Designed by Frank E. Kirby Built 1892, at Detroit, Mich., by ...
  • Great Lakes Passenger Propeller CHICORA, 1892
        Great Lakes Passenger Propeller CHICORA, 1892 Foundered in Gale on Lake Michigan, January 21, 1895; all on board perished
      Great Lakes Passenger Propeller CHICORA, 1892 Foundered in Gale on Lake Michigan, ...
  • VIRGINIA
        Virginia: Built 1891, at Cleveland, Ohio, by the Globe Iron Works Company Hull, of steel. Length of keel 264 feet; over all 277 feet; breadth of beam 38 feet; depth of hold 15 3/4 feet; depth from spar deck 25 feet. Engines, two, triple expansion. Diameter of cylinders 20, 32 ...
      Virginia: Built 1891, at Cleveland, Ohio, by the Globe Iron Works Company ...
  • Lake Michigan Passenger Steamship VIRGINIA, 1891
        Lake Michigan Passenger Steamship VIRGINIIA, 1891
      Lake Michigan Passenger Steamship VIRGINIIA, 1891
  • SAINT IGNACE
        Saint Ignace Built 1888, at Detroit, Mich., by the Detroit Dry Dock Company Hull, of Wood. Length of keel 198 1/2 feet; over all 231 feet; breadth of beam 51 feet; depth of hold 15 3/4 feet; moulded depth 24 feet; average draft of water 17 feet Engines, two, vertical ...
      Saint Ignace Built 1888, at Detroit, Mich., by the Detroit Dry Dock ...
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