KEWEENAW (1866, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
14043
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Thomas Arnold
Original Owner and Location:
Eber Ward et al, Detroit, MI
Ownership Notes:
J.W. Wilkins, John M. Nicol & Charles H. Westcott.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
50 x 120" engine from NORTH STAR (1854) by Cuyahoga Steam Furnace Co., rebuilt S.F. Hodge Works.
Dimensions
Length:
202'
Beam:
29.7'
Depth:
11.8'
Tonnage (gross):
800
Tonnage (net):
636
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sandusky, OH harbor.
Lake Erie.
Date:
  1906
How:
Sank & abandoned.
History

Sister to SAGINAW.

1866 Lake Superior Line; ran Buffalo to Lake Superior ports out of Detroit.

1867, Oct 5 Ran Detoit to Fort Gratiot Light in record 16 hours 8 minutes.

1872 Repaired.

1874 Owned Ward's Central Pacific Lake Co.; ran Detroit to Mackinaw, MI under Peoples Line.

1876 Ran Duluth, MN to Portage Lake; then Chicago.

1878 Owned Cleveland & Saginaw Transportation Co., Cleveland, OH; ran Cleveland to Goderich, ONT & Saginaw, MI.

1880 Owned Campbell S. Fisher, Charles Root & J.F. Maloney, Detroit, MI; ran excursions to Toledo, OH & Lake Erie ports under Detroit Mutual Steamboat Co.

1881 Major repairs; 801 tons.

1882 Ran hard on Sanilac Reef; released.

1884 Repaired Detroit.

1887 Made a lumber barge at Detroit; machinery removed; 205.4 x 30 x 11.2', 493 gross/ 468 net tons; capacity 650,000' lumber.

1888 Owned Thomas Nester, Baraga, MI.

1889, Jun 17 In tow of J.E. POTTS, sank in Neebish Rapids in collision with barge JOHN MARTIN.

1898, Jul 14 Lost part of her deckload, Torch Lake.

1901, Nov 8 Wrecked Grand Marais, MI harbor, Lake Superior in storm; recovered.

1906. Aug 30 Sank Sandusky, OH harbor; abandoned.

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

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