REMORA (1883, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
110573
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Cooper
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
75'
Beam:
19.2'
Depth:
6.8'
Tonnage (gross):
87
Tonnage (net):
49
Final Disposition
Final Location:
St. Ignace, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
3 Aug 1892
How:
Fire; burned at dock.
Notes:
Machinery later recovered & auctioned.
History

1883 Built for S.H. Davis & Co., Detroit for freight & passenger service.

1886, July Broke shaft in Lake Superior near Lizard Islands; tug CHARLES WEST sent to tow to Sault Ste. Marie.

1888 Same owners; lengthened to 100' x 19.6' x 14'; 184 gross/119 net tons; sailed Wednesdays & Saturdays from Owen Sound, ONT across Lake Huron to Alpena, MI.

1890, Oct 9 Fire discovered in hold 6 miles from St. Clair flats; extinguished with assistance from tug JESSIE; no damage.

1892, Aug 3 Caught fire & burned.

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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REMORA (1883, Propeller)