CITY OF MIDLAND (1890, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
97111
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Owen Sound, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Simpson Shipbuilding Co.
Master Carpenter:
Melancthon Simpson, J. Simpson
Original Owner:
North Shore Navigation Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20" & 40" x 32" engine, 380hp, 85rpm by John Doty Engine Works, Toronto, ONT 12' x 11' scotch boiler, 127# steam.
Dimensions
Length:
176.4'
Beam:
28.3'
Depth:
10.7'
Tonnage (gross):
974
Tonnage (net):
662
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Collingwood, ONT.
Lake Huron
Date:
17 Mar 1916
How:
Burned in winter lay-up.
History

1890, May 4 Launched.

1890, Nov Ashore on North Shore; released by steamer FAVORITE.

1893 Rebuilt.

1916 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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CITY OF MIDLAND (1890, Propeller)