POPE, E.C. (1891, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1891
Official Number:
136192
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wyandotte, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Company
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22", 35 + 56" x 44", 1150hp at 86rpm triple expansion engine by Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, 1891 Two 14'2" x 11'6" scotch boilers, 160psi, by Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, 1891
Dimensions
Length:
317.2'
Beam:
42.2'
Depth:
20.5'
Tonnage (gross):
2637
Tonnage (net):
2064
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lackawana, New York
Date:
  1952
How:
Scrapped
History

1891, May 2 Launched, to serve ore & grain trade

1891, September 25 Aground on Huron Beach, 1 mile from mouth of Saint

Clair River, Lake Huron, with load of corn;

released after lightening

1892 Sold to Eddy Brothers, et.al., Bay City, Michigan

1892, March 22 Enrolled Port Huron, Michigan; continued to set records

for capacity & speed

1908 Owned Lake Transit Company, Bay City, port of hail Duluth,

Minnesota

1913 Cargo holds reconstructed

1818 Rebuilt

1918-1923 Went to Atlantic to serve as hospital ship

1925 Owned Thompson Transit Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio; listed as

323.2' x 42.2' x 21.7'

1927 Owned Nicholson - Universal Steamship Company, Detroit, Michigan;

port of hail Fairport, Ohio

1930 Same owner, home port Wilmington, Delaware

1952 Scrapped at Lackawanna, New York

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

POPE, E.C. (1891, Bulk Freighter)
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