Eagle (steamboat)

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Eagle (steamboat) circa 1901.jpeg
Eagle in Elliott Bay circa 1901.
Name: Eagle
Route: Puget Sound
In service: 1900
Out of service: 1902
Identification: US registry 136812
Fate: Destroyed by fire
General characteristics
Type: inland steamboat
Tonnage: 40 gross, 23 registered tons
Length: 53.8 ft (16.40 m)
Beam: 15.5 ft (4.72 m)
Depth: 5.4 ft (1.65 m)
Installed power: steam engine
Propulsion: propeller

Eagle was a passenger steamboat built in 1900 which served on Puget Sound until was destroyed by fire.

Design and construction[edit]

Eagle was a smaller type of steamboat called a “steam launch”. The wooden vessel was built at Eagle Harbor, Washington to run on routes connecting Seattle and Bainbridge Island, Washington.[1] Eagle was 53.8 feet (16.4 m) long, beam 15.5 feet (4.7 m), and depth of hold of 5.4. The overall size of the vessel was 40 gross tons and 23 registered tons. The vessel's US steamboat registration number was 136812.[2]


Eagle was destroyed by fire in 1902 at Eagle Harbor. The vessel was replaced in service by the Florence K.