PRESLEY, GEORGE (1889, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
86038
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Globe Dry Dock Company
Original Owner and Location:
H.J. Johnson, et.al., Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
4
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
30 + 56 x 48", 750hp engine by Globe Iron Works 10 x 16' marine boilers at 125 pounds steam
Dimensions
Length:
265'
Beam:
41'
Depth:
20'
Tonnage (gross):
1936
Tonnage (net):
1602
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Washington Harbor, Wisconsin, Green Bay, Lake Michigan
Date:
26 Jul 1905
How:
Burned
Final Cargo:
Iron ore
Notes:
Ran aground in fog, caught fire & burned to total loss 1906, June 18 Machinery removed
History

1889 Cost about $120,000; towed schooner NELLIE REDDINGTON in ore &

coal trade

1890, September Towed schooner WINSLOW

1892 Towed H.C. RICHARDS

1893, September Repaired Superior following grounding at Ashtabula,

temporary repairs, Cleveland

1893, October Damaged in collision with BARGE 102

1899 Owned Mona Transportation Company, Cleveland

1900 Rebuilt 2164 gross/1830 net tons

1901 Owned W.W. Brown

1904, July 14 Grounded & blocked Portage Channel with 2,000 tons coal;

released by tugs J.W.WARD & MAYTHAM

1905, July 26 Burned, Lake Michigan

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

PRESLEY, GEORGE (1889, Bulk Freighter)
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PRESLEY, GEORGE (1889, Bulk Freighter)