SHENANDOAH (1894, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1894
Official Number:
116623
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Near sisters SACRAMENTO & RAPPAHANNOCK with steel arches & diagonal straps on her frames, 1 stack.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
James Davidson, West Bay City
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20, 33 & 54 x 42", 900hp @ 80rpm engine by Frontier Iron Works, Detroit, MI (1894). 12 x 13' @ 160# steam, scotch boilers by Wicks Brothers, Saginaw, MI (1894). Steel boiler house.
Dimensions
Length:
308'
Beam:
43'
Depth:
21'
Tonnage (gross):
2,251
Tonnage (net):
1,880
Capacity:
3,500 tons
Final Disposition
Date:
  1924
How:
Abandoned.
History

Towed various Davidson barges in ore & coal trades.

1894, May 16 First launched.

1894 Towed MCRAVIA.

1896 Towed ARMENIA.

1896, Nov 8 Rudder disabled & went aground below Round Island, MI.

1897 Towed GRANADA.

1898 Towed LIZZIE A. LAW, ATHENS, CRETE, ABYSSINIA, CHATTANOOGA.

1900 Towed LIZZIE A. LAW & CRETE.

1906, Oct 23 Lost rudder near Beaver Island light, MI, Lake Michigan.

1924 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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