WILLIAMS, GEORGE (1889, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
86060
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Two stacks.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F.W. Wheeler & Company
Original Owner and Location:
Hawgood & Avery, Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
4
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
17, 32 + 54 x 42", 900hp at 80rpm engine by Frontier Iron Works, Detroit, Michigan 1889 11 x 12' at 150 pounds steam, scotch boilers by Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo, New York, 1889
Dimensions
Length:
280'
Beam:
41.4'
Depth:
20.3'
Tonnage (gross):
1888
Tonnage (net):
1506
Capacity:
3100 tons
Final Disposition
Date:
25 Mar 1913
How:
Abandoned
Notes:
1915, April 21 Towed into Lake Michigan off Hammond, Indiana & deliberately sunk
History

1889, August 4 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio; cost $115,000

1891 Towed TEUTONIA

1893, July 26 Changed to 1 mast

1894 Owned Hawgood & Avery Transit Company, Cleveland, Ohio

1894, November 9 Aground West Superior, Wisconsin; released

1895 Towed barge H.A.HAWGOOD & MORAVIA

1901 Owned Gilchrist Transportation Company, Cleveland

1913 Abandoned

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

WILLIAMS, GEORGE (1889, Bulk Freighter)
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WILLIAMS, GEORGE (1889, Bulk Freighter)