YAKIMA (1887, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
27630
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Two stacks
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Thomas Quayle's Sons
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas Wilson, et.al., Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
4
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
27 + 56 x 48", 750hp at 75rpm engine by Globe Iron Works Company, Cleveland, Ohio (1887) 12.5 x 12' at 126 pounds steam by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland (1887)
Dimensions
Length:
279'
Beam:
40.5'
Depth:
20.6'
Tonnage (gross):
1986.39
Tonnage (net):
1657.77
Capacity:
2400 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Stag Island, St.Clair River
Date:
10 Jun 1905
How:
Grounded & burned
Final Cargo:
Iron ore
Notes:
Grounded then burned, remains later refloated 1905, August 31 Dismantled Lay at Sarnia Bay for years; later sunk, Lake Huron
History

1887, September 29 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio

1889 Towed 102

1889, December 4 Wintered, Duluth, Minnesota

1890, March 27 Owned Wilson Transportation Company, Wickliffe, Ohio,

Thomas Wilson, president; towed 104 & 105

1890, October Collision with dock & GLIDDEN at Marine City, Michigan

1890, November Grounded near Sault Ste. Marie due to defective rudder;

collision with consort 102 as a result; released

1891 Towed WADENA

1893 Towed VERONA & CROSTHWAITE

1893, June Repaired, Cleveland

1901, April 20 Owned Gilchrist Transportation Company, Vermillion, Ohio

1903, April 15 Headquarters, Mentor, Ohio

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

YAKIMA (1887, Bulk Freighter)
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YAKIMA (1887, Bulk Freighter)