ANDASTE (1892, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
106926
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: "Straightback" vessel; 3 bulkheads; double bottom ballast tanks.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
Cleveland Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Lake Superior Iron Co., Ishpeming, MI
Ownership Notes:
WGR Matteson, President.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
17.29 x 47 x 36", 900hp @ 90rpm steam engine from Cleveland Ship Building Co.; 11 x 72', 160# scotch boilers.
Dimensions
Length:
266.9'
Beam:
38.1'
Depth:
17.9'
Tonnage (gross):
1573.6
Tonnage (net):
1256.28
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Grand Haven & S. Chicago, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
9 Sep 1929
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Lost with all hands, 29 lost.
History

"A straight back" similar to CHOCTAW known as monitors, modified form of whalebacks.

1892, May 22 Brought in Cleveland 3,000 gross tons of ore on draft of 15 ft of water.

1893, May 20 Arrived Ashtabula with broken plates; repaired Duluth, MN.

1899, Dec 13 Owned Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co., J.H. Sheadle.

1906, Jan 31 Owned Grand Island Steamship Co.

1920 Rebuilt for Welland Canal Trades; shortened to 246.9'; 1439 gross, 1121 net tons.

1923, Sept 7 Owned Leathan Smith, Sturgeon Bay, WI.

1925 Same owners; rebuilt as sandsucker or dredge, tonnage unchanged.

1928 Owned Andaste SS Co., Cleveland, OH.

1929, Sep 9 Lost with all hands.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

ANDASTE (1892, Bulk Freighter)
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










ANDASTE (1892, Bulk Freighter)