1849                                         Mayflower                                      1854

Wooden sidewheel Great Lakes passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Detroit MI by J. Lupton
Launched Nov 20, 1848

288’ LOA, 35’ beam, 22’ depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, vertical beam engine,

Enrolled at Detroit MI May 26, 1849 (#25)
283’2” x 35’7 ½” x 13’9”, 1354 29/95 tons     to:
Michigan Central Rail Road Co., J. W. Brooks, Supt., Detroit MI (home port Detroit MI)

Entered service 1849 operating between Detroit MI and Buffalo NY with strs. Atlantic and Ocean

Wrecked Nov 20, 1854 on Point Pelee, Lake Erie.





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