CORONA (1888, Bulk Freighter)


Also known as:
PAIPOONGE;JENSEN;DORTE;KAUPO
Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
126505
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Globe Iron Works
Original Owner and Location:
Muttal Transit Co., Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
4
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
24, 38 & 61 x 42", 1500 hp at 78 rpm engine by Globe Iron Works. Wheels. 14' x 12'6", 156 # Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH (1888).
Dimensions
Length:
299.5'
Beam:
40.8'
Depth:
21'
Tonnage (gross):
2408
Tonnage (net):
1828
Capacity:
3,000 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Dieppe, France.
Date:
10 Jun 1940
How:
Sunk.
History

Similar to Corsica.

1888, Jun 14 Launched Globe Works yards, Cleveland, OH.

1898 Ran on shool near Mackinaw City.

1899 292 x 40 x 24.6'

1901 Owned Pittsburg Steam Ship Co.

1912 Owned Canadian Northwest Steam Ship Co.; renamed PAIPOONGE C130840, 2517 gross / 1565 net tons.

1914 (abt) Assumed into Montreal Transportation Co.; paired with THUNDER BAY in grain trade.

1918, Oct 15 Acquired for wartime service in Atlantic; laid up at Montreal as war ended.

1920 Rebuilt Montreal; sent to coast; 2545 gross / 1478 net tons.

1925 Owned Norwegian party; renamed DORTE JENSEN.

1930 Latvian owners; renamed KAUPO; deep sea service.

1940, Jun 10 Sunk as blockade ship off Dieppe, France.

1947 Dropped from registery.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Kenneth Thro
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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CORONA (1888, Bulk Freighter)