HARVARD (1900, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
96507
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wyandotte, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
134
Builder Name:
Detroit Ship Building Company
Original Owner and Location:
Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Quadruple Expansion
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16, 16.75, 41, 63 x 42", 1600hp, 77rpm, by Detroit Ship Building Company, 1900. 2 Babcock & Wilcox assisted draft water tube boilers built at Bayonne, New Jersey, 1900.
Dimensions
Length:
461'
Beam:
50.2'
Depth:
29.5'
Tonnage (gross):
5054
Tonnage (net):
4061
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cleveland, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
  1961
How:
Scrapped.
History

1900, May 20 Launched.

1901, Jul 14 Collision with schooner MYRON BUTMAN at Bar Point, Lake Erie.

1905 Collision with & sank wooden steamer THOMAS W. PALMER off Stannard Rock, Lake Superior, HARVARD's bow seriously damaged; to Cleveland, OH for repairs.

1921 Reconstructed, 454' x 50' x 28.6', 4565 gross, 3435 net tons.

1928 New water tube boilers by Babcock & Wilcox, 250 pounds steam, owned Buckeye Steam Ship Co, Cleveland.

1960 Owned Arnold-Luntz Co, Cleveland.

1961 Scrapped at Cleveland.

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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