SWAIN, V. (1874)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
25888
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W. J. Miller
Original Owner and Location:
B. L. Pennington et al, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
27 x 30" engine, Globe Iron Works 6.5 x 17' @ 90# steam tubular boilers
Dimensions
Length:
187.5'
Beam:
33.5'
Depth:
13.5'
Tonnage (gross):
685.89
Tonnage (net):
816
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Howard's pocket near Superior, WI
Lake Superior
Date:
7 Nov 1907
How:
burned
Notes:
ashore in the pocket for 4 years; burned to water's edge
History

1874, May 4 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1877, Apr 30 Cabins changed; 955.35 gross tons; repaired.

1880 Towed A. C. MAXWELL and WABASH, Lake Superior ore trade.

1882 Grounded and released; repaired.

1883 Repaired.

1885 Burned Alpena.

1886 Towed barge HELVETIA.

1890 Extensive repairs Cleveland Dry Dock Co.

1893, Oct Burned Cleveland, Cand P. Coal Docks.

1895, Apr Sunk in river, Cleveland.

1896 Rebuilt.

1897, Mar 26 Owned Lake Shore Tansit Co., Cleveland, OH.

1903, Apr 20 Owned Gilchrist Transportation Co.

1903, Jul 25 Sunk at dock Two Harbors, Lake Superior.

1903, Oct 30 Recovered.

1907, Nov 9 Burned Lake Superior.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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