PRINCE, F.H. (1890, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
120797
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
102
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock
Original Owner and Location:
Rutland Transit Co., Ogdensburg, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
28, 52 x 40", 800hp @ 74rpm engine by Dry Dock Engine works, Detroit, MI. 12 x 11', 120# steam, firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
240'
Beam:
42'
Depth:
25'
Tonnage (gross):
2,047
Tonnage (net):
1,547
Final Disposition
Final Location:
East side of Kelleys Island.
Lake Erie.
Date:
14 Aug 1911
How:
Burned, total loss.
Final Cargo:
Sand.
History

1893, Dec 18 Owned Ogdensburg Transit Co., Ogdensburg.

1906, Dec 9 Cut by ice, Ogdensburg.

1910 Owned Great Lakes Freighting Co., Cleveland, OH; converted to sand & gravel boat.

1911 Owned H.K. Oaks, Cleveland, OH.

1911, Aug 8 Bow burned; beached on east side Kelleys Island, Lake Erie.

1911, Aug 14 Fire rekindled; aft section burned; total loss & abandoned.

1914 Engine removed by William Ellery, Detroit.

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

PRINCE, F.H. (1890, Package Freighter)
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PRINCE, F.H. (1890, Package Freighter)