WRIGHT, ALFRED P. (1888, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
106539
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: eight 8' hatches, 2 stacks; Diagonally braced wooden ? arches, sheathed bow
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Thos Quayle & Sons
Original Owner and Location:
Frank Perew, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
4
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
double steeple; 2 of 18 & 44 x 48", 400hp, 70rpm engine, H. G. Trout, Buffalo, NY, 1888 10 1/2 x 17', 120# firebox boiler, M. Riter, Buffalo, NY, 1888 steel boilerhouse
Dimensions
Length:
286'
Beam:
41.5'
Depth:
22.3'
Tonnage (gross):
2,207
Tonnage (net):
1,899
Capacity:
3,200 gross tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Portage Entry, MI
Lake Superior
Date:
16 Nov 1915
Final Depth:
20'
How:
burned
Final Cargo:
120,000 bushels of wheat
Notes:
1915, Dec Caught fire, burned to waters edge, total loss while sheltering from storm; machinery later removed, wreck scuttled in Lake Superior
History

1896, May Towed M. BACON

1898, Jul Towed H. D. ALVERSON

1899 Owned J. C. GILCHRIST, Cleveland, OH

1915, Nov 16 Burned; last owned Buckeye Steam Ship, Cleveland

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

WRIGHT, ALFRED P. (1888, Bulk Freighter)
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WRIGHT, ALFRED P. (1888, Bulk Freighter)