General Harrison of Piqua

General Harrison of Piqua
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The General Harrison of Piqua was the first of the 19th century replica canal boats built by Scarano.  Her hull was built out of aluminum for ease of maintenance and durability, but her decks and house are made of wood to give a more authentic appearance.  She is propelled by two mules along a towpath.

LOA:  64 feet

Type:  19th century replica canal boat  

Construction: Aluminum hull, wooden house and decks.

Year launched: 2001

Certification:  USCG certified for 60 passengers 

Current location: Miami and Erie canal in The Piqua Historical Area,  Ohio.

Trivia: The previous General Harrison's wooden hull succumbed to the ravages of time and sank in the canal.