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Detailed Information for Niagara (1846) Print Version
 
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Vessel Name: Niagara (1846) Shipwreck Photos

 
National Register: Listed
Registry #:
Casualty: 09/24/1856, burned
Vessel Type: Steam Paddle
Built: 1846, Bidwell Banta, Buffalo, NY
Owners: Collingwood Line
Home Port:
Cargo: Freight Passengers
Lives Lost: >60
Length: 225.00 ft
Beam: 33.00 ft
Depth of Hold: 14.00 ft
Hull: Wood
Gross Tonnage: 0.00
Propulsion: Sidewheel
Rig Type:  
Body of Water: Lake Michigan
County: Ozaukee
Nearest City: Belgium
Water Depth: 55 ft
Lat: 43 29.31
Long: 087 46.490

Data contributed by: Wisconsin Historical Society

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