Vessel Name
Thomas Jefferson 
Vessel Type
Steamer (Sidewheel) (1834-1844); made into an elevator (1844- ) 
Nationality
American (1834- ) 
Year Built
1834 
Place Built
Erie, Pennsylvania 
Launch Date
7/24/1834 
Official Number
 
Builder Name
Shadrack Jenkins 
Hull Type
Wood 
Number of Masts
 
Bow Type
 
Major Repairs
 
Rebuilt
 
Other Names
 
Record Number
26326 
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Number Date District Type Reason for Issuance Surrendered
Presque Isle 7-7-1838
7-7-1838Presque IslePEChanged OwnerPresque Isle 10-5-1838
710-5-1838Presque IslePEChanged OwnerErie 5-1-1843
15-1-1843EriePEChanged Owner
35-12-1845Presque IslePERebuilt into an elevator
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Gross Net Registered Year
428 + 68/95-1834
-1844
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"a. Steamer, Thomas Jefferson (1834-1844)"

"b. Elevator, Thomas Jefferson (1844- )"

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Length Width Depth Year
174'"26'8""""9'8"""-1834
-1844
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"Wilkins, Thomas, (1835-1838); "

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"Reed, Charles M., (1834-1844);"

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"Machinery: Cross-head low pressure engine byilt by Allaire Works, New York, New York;; Wheels, 24' diameter; Her engine was transferred to the Steamer, Louisiana, in 1844, and the hull was made into a floating grain elevator;"

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"1. Master Abstracts: Presque Isle, Pennsylvania; 2. Enrollment: Presque Isle, Pennsylvania; 3. John Poole's notes; 4. Early American Steamers, vol. II; 5. Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States, 1790-1868; (The Lytle-Holdcamper List);"