RENSSELAER (1900, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
111302
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
American Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Quadruple Expansion
Propulsion Notes:
18", 26 3/4", 41" & 63" x 42" engine; 2000 hp@ 75 rpm; built by Chicago Ship Building Co., Chicago, IL, 1900; 2 water-tube assisted draft boilers; 11'4 1/2" x 10'; 250# built by Babacock & Wilcox, New York, 1900.
Dimensions
Length:
454'
Beam:
50'
Depth:
28.6'
Tonnage (gross):
5124
Tonnage (net):
3827
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hamilton, ONT. Lake Ontario
Date:
  1946
How:
Scrapped.
History

1900, Jul 27 Launched; homeport Duluth, MN.

1912 Collided with steamer JAMES GALEY.

1920 Same owners; reconstructed from hold beams to arches; tonnage reduced to 4472 gross/3411 net tons.

1946-47 Scrapped.

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

RENSSELAER (1900, Bulk Freighter)
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RENSSELAER (1900, Bulk Freighter)