The History of New York State
Biographies, Boats 

Editor, Dr. James Sullivan

Online Edition by Holice, Deb & Pam

 

No.

Type

Name

Year Built

.

1

Steamboat

Milwaukee

1837

Built at Buffalo for service on the Great lake

2

"

Red Jacket

1838

"

3

"

Empire City

1839

"

4

"

Albany

"

Hudson River boat lengthened and rebuilt

5

"

Hendrik Hudson

1840

For Hudson River

6

"

Troy

"

For Hudson River

7

"

Charter Oak

1842

Long Islane Sound

8

"

Neptune

"

Hudson River

9

"

Knickerbocker

1843

"

10

"

New York

1845

"

11

"

Washington

1847

"

12

"

Canada

1852

Built at Whitehall for Lake Champlain

13

"

Western World

1853

Built at buffalo for Lake Erie

14

"

Plymouth Rock

"

Built at Buffalo

15

"

New Brunswick

1854

For New England waters

16

"

Mememon Sanford

1855

For New York-Philadelphia route.

17

"

Cosmopolitan

"

" Afterward Havana

18

"

Forest City

"

For New England Waters

19

"

Isaac Newton

"

Hudson River boat lengthened and rebuilt

20

"

New World

"

"

21

"

Eastern queen

1856

For New England Waters

22

Spanish Gunboat

 

1857

For Cuban Waters

23

"

 

"

"

24

Steamboat

Ontario

"

The Commerce of 1825, lengthened and rebuilt

25

"

John Brooks

1858

For Bridgeport, N. Y., line

26

Spanish gunboat

 

"

For Cuban Waters

27

Ferryboat

Southfield

1859

For Staten Island Ferry

28

"

Montauk

"

For Brooklyn Ferry

29

Steamship

Green Bird

"

For Cuban Waters

30

Steamboat

New England

1960

For Eastern Waters

31

Ferryboat

Superior

1861

For East River

32

Gunboat

Unadilla

"

For U. S. Government

33

Steamship

Fire Cracker

"

For Service in China

34

Steamship

City of Norwich

1862

For Long Islane Sound

35

Ferryboat

President

"

For East River

36

Steamboat

City of New London

"

For Long Islane Sound

37

"

McClellan

1863

China-Put together in China

38

"

Fire Fly

1864

China

39

"

Fire Dart

"

"

40

"

Dictator

1863

Use in Civil War; afterwards in South Olyphant Co., for service in China

41

"

Kiang Lu

"

Olyphant Co., for service in China

42

"

ST. John

"

People's Line, on Hudson River

43

Propeller

City of Worcester

1862

For the City of New London

44

Steamship

Suwo Nada

1862

Olyphant Co., for service in China

45

Revenue Cutter

 

"

United States

46

Steamboat

Yang-tse-Kiang

"

Olyphant Co., for service in China

47

Propeller

Pluto

"

Armour & Co.

48

"

Vulcan

"

"

49

Steamer

M. Young

"

Captain G. Briggs

50

Steamship

Fire queen

"

Captain Johnson, for service in China

51

Ferryboat

Eudora Fessa

1764

For Havana Harbor

52

Steamboat

Newport

1865

Fall River Line

53

Ferryboat

Jas. Disk

1864

Erie Railroad

54

Steamboat

Katahdin

1865

For New England waters

55

Steamboat

Old colony

1865

Fall River Line

56

"

Star of the East

"

Boston & Bath Line (now Greenpoint)

57

"

Dean Richmond

"

People's Line, for Hudson River

57A

"

Drew

1866

For Hudson River

58

"

Villa Clara

1867

Mundezo. Co., for Cuba

59

"

Cambridge

"

Sanford Line--Boston and Bangor

60

Ferryboat

Delaware

"

Erie Railroad, New York harbor

61

Steamship

City of Mexico

1868

F. Alexandre & son, N. Y., Cuba & Mexico

62

Ferryboat

Jay Gould

"

Erie Railroad, New York harbor

63

Steamboat

Olympia

1869

George S. Wright--for service on Puget Sound

64

Scow

Hell Gate

"

U. S. Government

65

Steamship

City of Merida

"

F. Alexandre & Son, New York, Havana & Mexico

66

Ferryboat

Nevada

1870

Brooklyn Ferry Co.

67

"

North Side

"

Greenpoint Ferry, N. Y. harbor

68

Steamboat

Trinidad

1871

Mundezo Co., for Cuban Waters

69

"

Falmouth

1872

New England and Nova Scotia line

70

Steamship

City of Havana

1871

F. Alexandre & Son--N. Y., Havana and Mexico

71

Steamboat

C. H. Northam

1872

New Haven Line, Long Islane Sound

72

Steamship

Cityof New York

1873

F. Alexandre & Son, N. Y., Havana & Mexico

73

Steamship

Gloria

"

For China

74

Steamship

Eleanora

1874

Maine Steamship Co.

75

"

City of Vera Cruz

"

F. Alexandre & Son--N. Y., Havana & Mexico

76

Steamship

City of Atlanta

1875

New York and Charleston Line

77

Steamboat

City of Troy

1876

Citizens' Line-Hudson River

78

Ferry Boat

Highlander"

"

West Point Ferry

79

Steamboat

Saratoga

1877

Citizens' Line-Hudson River

80

"

Columbia

"

R. Cornell White, N Y & Rockaway Beach

81

"

Grand Republic

1878

"

82

"

C. H. Northam (Rebuilt)

"

New Haven Line, Long Islane Sound

83

Steamship

City of Columbia

1880

Charleston Line

84

Ferry Boat

Dakota

"

Brooklyn Ferry Co.

85

Scow for Vera Cruz

Mexico

1881

Ver Cruz

86

"

"

"

"

87

Steamboat

Tremont

1883

Boston and Portland Line

88

Ferryboat

East Side

"

Greenpoint Ferry

89

Propeller

Eleanor F. Peck

1884

New Haven Line

90

Steamboat

Adirondack

1896

People's Line

91

Lighter

Silas Hulse

"

"

92

"

Peter McQuade

1897

"

93

"

Thomas M. parsons

"

Thomas Parsons

94

"

No. 2

1898

"

95

Ferryboat

John Englis

1901

42nd St. Ferry, New York

96

Ferry boat

Harry C. Hollins

"

"

97

Steamboat

Thomas Patten

"

Patten Line, N. Y. Harbor

98

"

Sagamore

1903

Lake George

99

"

Vermont

"

Lake Champlain

100

"

C. W. Moore

:

People's Line-Hudson River

101

Houseboat

Duchesse

1904

George C. Boldt

102

Ferryboat

Rochester

1905

West Shore, R. R., New York Harbor

103

Steamboat

Hendrik Hudson

1906

Hudson River Day line

104

Steamship

Gov. Cobb

"

Eastern Steamship Co.

105

"

Yale

"

Metropolitan S. S., Now on Pacific Coast

106

"

Harvard

"

"

107

Steamboat

Trojan

1909

Hudson Navigation Co.

108

"

Princeton

"

"

109

Ferryboat

Perth Amboy

1907

Staten Is. Railway

110

Steamboat

Rensselaer

1909

Hudson Navigation Co.

111

Ferryboat

Utica

1910

West Shore Railroad

112

Steamboat

Clermont

1911

Catskill Evening Lines

113

Propeller

Storm King

"

"

 

The History of New York State, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., 1927

This book is owned by Pam Rietsch and is a part of the Mardos Memorial Library

Transcribed by Holice B. Young

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