SHICKLUNA, L (1870, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
100752
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: sister ship EUROPE
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Lewis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
North Shore Transportation Co., Montreal, QUE
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
26 x 32", 21.52hp steam engine, George N. Oille, St. Catharines, ONT, 1870
Dimensions
Length:
135'
Beam:
43.2'
Depth:
11.7'
Tonnage (gross):
625.81
Tonnage (net):
393.24
Capacity:
16,500 bushels, 3,800 barrels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3-5 miles east of Long Point, ONT
Lake Erie
Date:
28 May 1897
How:
collided with & sunk by steamer TECUMSEH
Final Cargo:
light
Notes:
bound to Cleveland, OH; crew escaped & picked up TECUMSEH 1897, Nov 26 Registry closed, "broken up".
History

1870, Apr 16 Launched; ran Montreal, QUE-Chicago, IL; passenger & freight trade.

1870, Oct 24 Burned, sank, Port Colborne, ONT; raised in December, rebuilt; Lewis shickluna purchased vessel from underwriters.

1872 Ran Merchants Chicago Line.

1873 Owned Sylvester & Co., Port Stanley, ONT.

1875 Ran Western Express Line.

1877 Owned William Malloch, Toronto, ONT.

1879 Owned Jackson & Co., Pt. Stanley.

1882 Owned Sylvester Brothers, St. Catharines, ONT.

1883, May 20 Sturck shoal, grounded near Algoma Mills, ONT.

1887-91 Towed J. G. Worts; grain trade.

1889 Towed LEWIS ROSS.

1890 Repaired.

1892-96 Towed ST. LOUIS.

1893, Jun 7 Rebuilt; 135 x 25.7 x 11.7; 444.81 gross/302.47 net tons.

1896, Oct 2 Stranded above Fish Point, Lake Huron.

1897, May 28 Sank by collision; same owners.

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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SHICKLUNA, L (1870, Propeller)