NORTH LAND (1895, Passenger Steamer)


Year of Build:
1895
Official Number:
130690
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Passenger Steamer
Note: Duplicate of NORTH WEST, 1894; 3 stacks; 2 watertight bulkheads; double-bottom baliast; electric lights.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
4
Hull Number:
51
Builder Name:
Globe Iron Works
Original Owner and Location:
Northern Steamship Co., Superior, WI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Quadruple Expansion
# Cylinders:
8
# Boilers:
28
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
Two 25.5, 36, 51.5 & 74" X 42", 7000 hp @ 120 rpm engines built by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH. 7'9" X 6' 4.5", 265# steam, Belleville boilers by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland.
Dimensions
Length:
358.5'
Beam:
44'
Depth:
23.2'
Tonnage (gross):
4244
Tonnage (net):
2339.78
Capacity:
600 passengers
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Montreal, QUE.
Lake Ontario.
How:
Scrapped.
Notes:
Scrapped by Sorel Mechanical Shops, Ltd.
History

1895, Jan 5 Launched; ran weekly Buffalo, NY - Duluth, MN.

1895, May 25 Collision with schooner MAGNETIC at Cleveland, Lake Erie.

1896, Sep 21 Sank at Duluth dock due to seacock left open.

1901 Ran Buffalo - Chicago, IL during Buffalo Exposition.

1901 - 02, Winter Rebuilt; 5 decks, 2 stacks; ten 12.6' X 11.6' scotch boilers; 8600 hp.

1911, Jun 3 Some fire damage when NORTH WEST burned.

1911, Aug 25 Coal bunker caught fire; slight damage.

1918, Dec 25 Owned Davie Shipbuilding & repair, Ltd, Lauzon, QUE.

1919 Cut in half & taken to Montreal to be rejoined & used in World War I; never done.

1921 Scrapped.

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

NORTH LAND (1895, Passenger Steamer)
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NORTH LAND (1895, Passenger Steamer)