OLYMPIA (1889, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
155166
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Thomas Quayle & Son
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas Wilson, et.al., Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20", 32", 52" x 42" engine, 900hp, 82rpm, by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, Ohio, 1889 11' x 12' scotch boilers, 150 pounds steam, by Globe Iron Works, 1889
Dimensions
Length:
276.5'
Beam:
41.5'
Depth:
12.6'
Tonnage (gross):
2065
Tonnage (net):
1723
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Superior Wisconsin Water Works, Lake Michigan
Date:
  1921
How:
Abandoned, broken up
History

1899 Owned Wilson Transit Company, Fairfield, Ohio

1913 Owned Gilchrist Transportation Company

1913 Owned Charles A. Massey, did not operate

1916 Engine removed (?)

1919 Damaged in storm, laid up at Superior, Wisconsin or Duluth,

Minnesota?

1921 Broken up, machinery may have been used by McDougall in another

vessel (BARNES, ROBERT L.?)

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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OLYMPIA (1889, Bulk Freighter)