AKRON (1859, Propeller)
Identification
Year of Build:
1859
Official Number:
394
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Philo Chamberlin & John H. Crawford, Cleveland
Ownership Notes:
Northern Transportation Co.
Power
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
135.03'
Beam:
22.7'
Depth:
11.27'
Tonnage (old style):
367 15/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
St. Lawrence River, Collin's Dock, 5 miles above Alexandria Bay, NY.
Date:
17 Sep 1873
How:
Burned.
History

1859 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1860-66 Ownerd Chamberlin & Crawford, Northern Transportation Co., Cleveland, OH; running Ogdensburgh, NY to Cleveland and Toledo.

1871 Running Detroit, Cleveland, Toledo, and Ogdensburg; burned, scuttled, and repaired.

1873, Sep 17 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Burton Collection
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
C. Patrick Labadie
Donald V. Baut
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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AKRON (1859, Propeller)