SHAW, HOWARD L. (1900, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
96524
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wyandotte, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
136
Builder Name:
Detroit Ship Building Company
Original Owner and Location:
Eddy Brothers, et.al., Bay City, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22", 35", 58" x 42" engine, 1150IHP, 85rpm by Detroit Ship Building Company, Detroit, Michigan, 1900 13'2" x 11'7" scotch boilers, 165 pounds steam by Detroit Ship Building Company, 1900
Dimensions
Length:
439.5'
Beam:
51.4'
Depth:
23.9'
Tonnage (gross):
4901
Tonnage (net):
3802
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Lake Ontario
Date:
4 Jul 1969
How:
Sunk as landfill for ONTARIO place
Final Cargo:
Ballast sand & stone
History

1901 Owned John Shaw Transit Company, Bay City, Michigan

1902 Owned Donora Iron Mining Company

1905 Owned Pittsburgh Steamship Company, United States Steel

Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio

1906, May 5 Ran between steamer CORALIA & tow barge MAIA in poor

visibility, Lake Superior; tow cable stove in bow & part

of above deck structure; towed to the Soo & then downlake

to unload & repair

1922 Rebuilt by Toledo Ship Building Company, Toledo, Ohio;

435.5 x 51.5 x 23.5', 4241 gross tons; received 2 new 14'6" x

10'6" scotch boilers, 170 pounds steam by Toledo Ship Building

Company

1930 Owned Pittsburgh Steam Ship Company, Cleveland

1940 Owned Upper Lakes & St.Lawrence Transportation Company, Limited,

Toronto, Ontario; C172356; refurbished at Collingwood, Ontario,

439.5 x 51.4 x 23.9', 4769 gross tons

1958, December 13 Became stuck in Neebish Rock Cut, in 24 foot thick

ice, blocking the downbound channel

1961 Owned Upper Lakes Shipping, Limited, Toronto, Ontario

1963, September 7 Dynamite blast to her port side by union protesters

at Chicago, Illinois

1969 Owned Upper Lakes Steam Ship Company

1969 Owned Ontario Government

1969, July 4 Sank in Ontario Place Landfill, Toronto, Lake Ontario

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

SHAW, HOWARD L. (1900, Bulk Freighter)
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SHAW, HOWARD L. (1900, Bulk Freighter)