SHENANGO NO. 1 (1895, Car Ferry (Rail Ferry))


Year of Build:
1895
Official Number:
116688
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Car Ferry (Rail Ferry)
Note: 2 stacks, Sister to SHENANGO NO. 2; twin screw aft & 1 forward for ice breaking.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
68
Builder Name:
Craig Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
United States & Ontario Steam Navigation Co., Toledo
Ownership Notes:
John Craig, president.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
4
# Propellers:
3
Propulsion Notes:
Two 23 + 46 x 36", 1,250hp @ 98rpm by Frontier Iron Works, Detroit, MI (1895). 12 x 12' @ 135# steam, scotch boilers by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH (1895).
Dimensions
Length:
282.6'
Beam:
53'
Depth:
19.4'
Tonnage (gross):
1,941
Tonnage (net):
1,320
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Conneaut, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
11 Mar 1904
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Railroad rolling stock.
Notes:
Burned wreck removed in 1906.
History

1904, Mar 11 Burned & sank, Lake Erie.

1906 Wreck removed.

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

SHENANGO NO. 1 (1895, Car Ferry (Rail Ferry))
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SHENANGO NO. 1 (1895, Car Ferry (Rail Ferry))