SWANSEA (1887, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
116165
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
N. McMillan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14 x 14", 185hp @ 150rpm engine built by Sutton Bros. Engine Works, Buffalo, NY, 1877; 5'6" x 9', 106# steam firebox boiler built by McGregor & Sons, Detroit, MI, 1887.
Dimensions
Length:
77.33'
Beam:
17.16'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
19.24
Tonnage (net):
9.62
Final Disposition
Date:
  1931
How:
Abandoned.
History

1899 Owned D.L. Stine.

1926, Jul 28 Burned Duluth-Superior Harbor, Lake Superior; laid up for rebuilding.

1930 Owned Henry W. Reinhold, Duluth, MN.

1931 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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SWANSEA (1887, Ferry)