INDIANA (1890, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
100471
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: 1 stack, steel arches inside frames, reinforced bow for ice; similar to CITY OF RACINE.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
Burger & Burger
Original Owner and Location:
Goodrich Transportation Co., Kenosha, WI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
26 & 50 x 36" engine, 775hp, 92 rpm by F. Elms, Chicago, IL 1890. 9 x 16' firebox boiler, 125# by John Mohr & Sons, Chicago, IL.
Dimensions
Length:
201'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
143'
Tonnage (gross):
1117
Tonnage (net):
961
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Toledo, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
  1938
How:
Broken up.
History

1890, Apr 5 Launched.

1892, Aug 5 Nearly collided with steamer MCVEA, mid Lake Michigan.

1896, Apr Serviced between Chicago, IL & Manitowoc, WI.

1899, May 3 New bulwarks & improvements, new upper cabin, 38 staterooms.

1900, Mar 10 Collision wtih F. & P.M. NO 1 in ice, Milwaukee, WI.

1912, Mar 15 Stuck in ice, Lake Michigan.

Date Unknown Owned Mills Construction Co., Detroit, MI.

1915 Rebuilt, reboilered & lengthened, steel bulkhead installed, upper cabin added, Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc, 223 x 35.4 x 14.3', 1979 gross / 1562 net tons.

1917, Jan 14 Struck extension of Chicago Outer Breakwater; minor damages; repaired.

1921 Owned Merchants & Miners Transportation Co., Baltimore, MD.

1922, Summer Crashed into Carter H. Harrison water, severely damaged; repaired.

1928 Operated as passenger steamer.

1930 Converted to floating dormitory.

1931 Owned Thompson & Co., St. Paul, MN.

1931 Dredged W. Neebish channel, St. Mary's River, MI.

1932 Dredged Livingston channel, lower Detroit River, MI.

1933 Abandoned Toledo, OH.

1938 Dismantled Toledo.

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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INDIANA (1890, Propeller)