WINSLOW (1863, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
26174
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: 12 staterooms
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Peck, Master & Company
Original Owner and Location:
R.K. Winslow, et.al., Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
54 x 40(42)" engine by Cuyahoga Iron Works, Cleveland, Ohio, 1863 10.5 x 24' boiler, Cuyahoga Iron Works, Cleveland, Ohio, 1863 11.5' wheel
Dimensions
Length:
220.03'
Beam:
32.25'
Depth:
13.5'
Tonnage (old style):
919.69
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Duluth, Minnesota, Lake Superior
Date:
3 Oct 1891
How:
Burned
Final Cargo:
Brown sugar, general freight, lime
GPS:
Latitude: 46 44; 03" Longitude: 92 09' 16"
Notes:
Caught fire at dock; pushed to the flats & burned to total loss Wrecked hull raised August 23, 1892
History

1863-1868 Primarily engaged in package freight between Buffalo, New

York & Lake Michigan ports

1863, May 6 First enrolled Cleveland, Ohio

1864, May 7 Owned J.Winslow, et.al., New York, New York

1865, May 9 Readmeasured, 228.1 x 32.25 x 20.8', 1137.9 gross tons,

2 decks, 1 mast

1870 New Deck

1870, April 2 Owned Edwin T. & James C. Evans, Buffalo

1871, April Struck schooner C.T.DAVIS at Milwaukee, Wisconsin,

Lake Michigan

1871, October Damaged in collision with schooners TRAVELLER &

KATE HINCHMAN at Port Huron, Michigan, Lake Michigan

1872 New arches

1872, March 25 Owned Erie & Western Transportation Company, Erie,

Pennsylvania

1875, May 1 Vessel altered; 220 x 32.4 x 12.3'; 1049.08 gross tons

1878-1891 Traded between Buffalo, Duluth & intermediate ports

1880 Rebuilt

1882, March 23 801.37 net tons

1882, June 3 Smokestack rolled overboard in storm on Lake Huron

1884, October 3 Struck by schooner IRON STATE in storm, Duluth,

Minnesota, Lake Superior

1884 Major repairs

1887, June 22 Grounded in heavy weather on shoal off White Fish Point,

Michigan, Lake Superior

1887 Major repairs; bottom recaulked

1889 Major repairs

1891, October 2 Ground in fog, Lakeside, Minnesota, Lake Superior;

lightened & released

1891, October 3 Burned to water's edge, Duluth, Minnesota

1891, December 31 Documents surrendered, Erie, "vessel burned"

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

WINSLOW (1863, Propeller)
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WINSLOW (1863, Propeller)