CLEVELAND (1860, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1860
Official Number:
4376
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passenger & freight; sister to AKRON & BUCKEYE.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Northern Transportation Co., Ogdensburg, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
26 1/2 x 30", 330hp @ 85rpm, by Blish & Garick, 1860. 8'6" x 13'; 100# firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
25.8'
Depth:
11.47'
Tonnage (old style):
375 40/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Graef & Nobel Quarry, Sturgeon Bay.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Jun 1902
How:
Hull sunk as part of crib.
History

1860, Jun 5 Launched.

1861, Mar Ran Oswego, NY - Upper Lakes.

1861, Apr 2 Same owners, Cleveland, OH.

1861, May 7 Saved crew from schooner AUGUSTUS HANDY on Spectacle Reef, Lake Huron.

1863, Mar Ran Lake Michigan Line, Ogdensburg, NY - Chicago, IL.

1865 Readmeasured 134.5 x 25.9 x 10.6; 461.82 gross tons; 2 decks; US4376.

1866, Jun 22 Collided with & sank by bark MARIA MARTIN near Bar Point, Lake Erie.

1866, Jul 6 Raised; rebuilt.

1868, Mar New 25 x 30" high pressure engine built by Cuyahoga Iron Works, Cleveland.

1868, Aug 25 Collided with schooner PHALAROPE.

1869 Ran Lake Erie Line - Ogdensburg, Cleveland, Toledo, Detroit.

1871, Sep Broke shaft on Lake Superior; repaired.

1873, Apr Ran Vermont Central Line, Ogdensburg - Chicago.

1876, Mar 10 Owned Philo Chamberlain, Cleveland.

1876, Mar 23 Owned Northern Transit Co.(formerly Northern Transportation Co.), Rockport, OH; upper works removed; towed barges between Ogdensburg, Cleveland, Toledo, Chicago.

1877, Mar Ran Chicago / Milwaukee - Lake Ontario.

1879, Spring Repaired.

1879, May 24 Same owners, Glen Haven, MI.

1879, Oct 11 Owned Lucius P. Mason et al, E. Saginaw, MI.

1880, Apr 20 134.9 x 25.9 x 10.6; 395.11 gross tons; 1 deck.

1880, Jul 29 Burned near Charity Island, Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron.

1881, Aug 21 Owned L.L. Slyfield, St. Clair, MI; rebuilt Bay city, MI as steambarge for lumber trade; 135 x 25.9 x 11.6; 286.27 gross / 149.15 net tons.

1883 New 8 1/2' x 13' firebox boiler by Desotelle & Hutton, Detroit.

1883 Owned Slyfield & Charles C. Burnett, Cleveland.

1885 Boiler exploded; 1 killed.

1886, Apr 17 Owned Charles Burnett, Cleveland.

1887, Mar 28 Owned H.E. Runnels & L.W. Sinclair, Pt. Huron, MI.

1892, Jan Machinery repaired at Phoenix Iron Works, Pt. Huron.

1893, Oct 17 Ashore between Manistique & Straits, Lake Michigan.

1896, Jan 1 Owned George J. Bennett, Pt. Huron.

1897, Oct 1 Owned John E. Miller, Pt. Huron.

1897 Rebuilt.

1899, Sep 19 Owned H.W. Cook, Chicago.

1899, Oct 10 Owned Wm. Mueller & Jr., Chicago.

1900, Jun Damaged by fire at Milwaukee, WI.

1900, Jul 7 Sank in Chicago River.

1900, Aug 23 Condemned.

1900, Oct 4 Documents surrendered, Chicago.

1900, Oct Dismantled & made barge at Sturgeon Bay, WI; machinery to S.M. STEPHENSON, which then towed CLEVELAND as lumber barge in 1901; owned Capt. James Sanford.

1901, Nov Owned Graeft & Nebel, Sturgeon Bay.

1902, Jun 7 Purposely sunk.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Burton Collection
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
C. Patrick Labadie
Lytle List
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Ed Middleton
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Peter J. VanderLinden
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

CLEVELAND (1860, Propeller)
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