PICKANDS, JAMES (1886, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1886
Official Number:
76626
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: 2 stacks
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Thomas Quayle
Original Owner and Location:
James Pickands, J. W. Moore et al, Sheffield, Lorain Co., OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
tandem 28 + 50 x 42" compound engines, Globe Wheel 11' diameter; 14' lead shaft 10.5"
Dimensions
Length:
232.6'
Beam:
40'
Depth:
19.2'
Tonnage (gross):
1,545.90
Tonnage (net):
1,318.69
Capacity:
1,900 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sawtooth Reef, near Eagle River, MI

Lake Superior
Date:
5 Jul 1894
How:
stranded
Notes:
Bound Duluth, MN-Chicago, stranded blinded by forest fire smoke, broke up in later storms.
History

1886, May 22 Launched Cleveland, OH; cost $100,000; near duplicate SAMUEL MATHER.

1886, Nov 9 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1889, Jul Collision and sunk steamer SMITH MOORE near Grand Island.

1890, May 27 Lost tow of schooner GOLDEN FLEECE; ashore Lake George.

1890, Sep Broken wheel near Sault Ste Marie; repaired Duluth, MN.

1894, Mar 26 Owned Frank M. Osborne, Willoughby Plains, OH et al.

1894, Sep 22 Stranded Lake Superior.

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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PICKANDS, JAMES (1886, Bulk Freighter)