SHEFFIELD, CHARLES J. (1887, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
126414
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
13
Builder Name:
Globe Iron Works
Original Owner and Location:
Harvey H. Brown Steam Ship Company, Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
Propulsion Notes:
27, 50 x 36" engine 10'6" x 17' boiler 10.5' diameter propeller, 14' lead
Dimensions
Length:
259.5'
Beam:
38'
Depth:
19.5'
Tonnage (gross):
1699.59
Tonnage (net):
1318.86
Capacity:
2350 tons ore
Final Disposition
Final Location:
60 miles west of Whitefish Point, Lake Superior
Date:
17 Jun 1889
Final Depth:
900 feet
How:
Rammed by steamer NORTH STAR & sank
Notes:
First collision between two steel vessels on Lakes
History

1889, June 17 Sunk by collision with steamer NORTH STAR, Lake Superior

1889, December 19 Enrollment surrendered, Cleveland, 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

SHEFFIELD, CHARLES J. (1887, Bulk Freighter)
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SHEFFIELD, CHARLES J. (1887, Bulk Freighter)