GATES, JOHN W. (1900, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
77407
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lorian, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Arch style construction, transverse framing, double-bottoms, side tank, 13 watertight bulkheads, 1 hold with 14 hatches, each 8' X 34 (or 30) spaced 24' on centers.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
37
Builder Name:
American Ship Building Co.
Original Owner:
Pittsburgh Staemship Division U.S. Steel Corp.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Engine Type:
Quadruple Expansion
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
17', 25", 38.75", 60 1/8" X 40, engine by American Steam Boat Co., 1500 hp. 12' X 11' assisted draft water tube boilers by Babcock & Wilcox, New York City, NY (1900), 250 # steam.
Dimensions
Length:
478'
Beam:
52'
Depth:
30'
Tonnage (gross):
5946
Tonnage (net):
4440
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Conneaut, OH.
Date:
  1961
How:
Scrapped.
History

1961 Scrapped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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

GATES, JOHN W. (1900, Bulk Freighter)
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GATES, JOHN W. (1900, Bulk Freighter)