GENEVA (1873, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
85275
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Cleveland Transportation Co., Cleveland
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
188'
Beam:
34'
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (gross):
741
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Caribou Island.
Lake Superior.
Date:
23 Oct 1873
Final Depth:
300'
How:
Sank in storm.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Storm bend propeller shaft; blades cut hole in hull; vessel sank; all crew safe.
History

1873, May 28 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1873, Oct 23 Foundered on Lake Superior.

1875, Sep 7 Documents surrendered; vessel lost & 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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GENEVA (1873, Bulk Freighter)