ALABAMA (1910, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1910
Official Number:
207138
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
Manitowoc Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Goodrich Transit Co., Chicago, IL
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
3
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
23,38 & 62 x 36" Engine built by Toledo SB Co., 1906. 2,000 IHP at 180#. Scotch Boilers from Manitowoc Br. Works, 12'6" x 11', built 1909; coal fired forced draft. Solid iron prop.
Dimensions
Length:
250'
Beam:
45.5'
Depth:
26.1'
Tonnage (gross):
2626
Tonnage (net):
1684
History

1909, Dec 18 Vessel launched.

1933 Goddrich Transit Co. dissolved.

1934 Owned Chriscarola Crop.

1937 Owned, Earl J. Kirby.

1940 Owned Paxton Mendelson.

1944 Owned Chicago, Duluth & Georgian Bay Transit Co.

1945 Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Co.

1945 Owned Blue Water Steamship Co.

1946 Georgian Bay Line.

1946-60 Idle Holland, MI.

1961 Dismantled; redocumented as barge.

1964 Given a crane at Bay City, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. Patrick Labadie
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

ALABAMA (1910, Propeller)
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ALABAMA (1910, Propeller)