Buckeye State (wooden)

1851                                      Buckeye State                               1872

Wooden sidewheel Great Lakes passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Cleveland OH

3 decks, coal-fired boilers, low pressure engine,

Enrolled at Cleveland OH July 15, 1851 (#33)
273’1” x 33’7” x 14’3”, 1274 17/95 tons     to:
John P. Philips, Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service 1851

Home port to Buffalo NY late 1851

Sold 1854 to Solomon Gardner, Detroit MI (home port to Detroit MI)

Sank early 1858 in St. Clair River during layup at Newport (now Marine City) MI.  Cut by ice.

Raised 1863 and converted to coal barge

Abandoned 1872 at Wyandotte MI






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