SHEBOYGAN (1869, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
115119
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Greenleaf S. Rand
Original Owner and Location:
Goodrich Transportation Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Ownership Notes:
Goodrich later noted as located at Kenosha, Wisconsin & Chicago, Illinois
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Horizontal (Locomotive)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
Engine from GARDEN CITY, 1853, then CITY OF CLEVELAND, 1857 50 x 144" engine, 400hp, 14rpm by Buffalo Steam Engine Works, 1851, rebuilt 1865 9' x 20'6" firebox boilers, 30 pounds steam, Buffalo Iron Works, 1851 27' diameter, 8' wide
Dimensions
Length:
208'
Beam:
32'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
623.9
Tonnage (net):
461.36
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles north of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan
Date:
24 Sep 1914
How:
Beached & burned for scrap metal
History

1877-78 In drydock for recaulking, new arches & other repairs

1883 Collision with schooner MYSTIC (1866) in fog off Chicago, Illinois

1891 One source noted boilers rebuilt ?

1898 Grounded south of Sturgeon Bay Canal in fog, repaired at Manitowoc

1903, October 4 Picked up survivors of propeller ERIE L. HACKLEY on

Lake Michigan

1906 Owned Goodrich Transit Company, Maine

1913 Collision with & sank Goodrich steamer IOWA in fog at Chicago,

Illinois

1914 Owned Manitowoc Iron & Metal Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin

1914, September 24 Burned & scrapped at Manitowoc

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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