Scarce 4" x 7 inch cabinet photograph showing the initial launch of the new side wheel paddleboat the Lucius Newberry. The boat is hauling a U.S.Military unit in full dress. Each soldier is wearing white gloves and holding Springfield rifles.
Vessel Detail Information for: Lucius Newberry (1875)
General Information Coordinates Vessel Name: Lucius Newberry (1875) Former Names: City of Lake Geneva Casualty: 12/09/1891, burned Vessel Type: steam paddle Built: 1875, John W. French, Lake Geneva, WI Owners: Wesley Johnson Home Port: Geneva Bay, WI Lives Lost: 0
Length: 115 ft Beam: 30 ft Depth of Hold: 6 ft Hull: wood Propulsion: sidewheel
Body of Water: Lake Geneva County: Walworth Water Depth: 65 ft
Data contributed by: Wisconsin Historical Society.
Item ID: 1338