PIERREPONT (1871, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
158992
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Shovel nose scow
Hull Materials:
Composite
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Power
Master Carpenter:
Milne
Original Owner and Location:
George M. Kinghorn and Coleman Hinckley, Kingston, ONT and Cape Vincent, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
27 x 60", 190hp @ 25rpm condensing beam engine, Leslie Iron Works, Kingston, ONT (1865) Firebox boiler
Dimensions
Length:
121'
Beam:
18.8'
Depth:
7.8'
Tonnage (net):
99
Final Disposition
Date:
  1944
How:
dismantled
History

1871, Sep 2 Prefabricated in England; launched Kingston.

1871, Nov 11 Admeasured 123 x 18.8 x 7.1; 148 3273/3500 gross tons; 82 net tons.

1873, Feb 21 Owned William Nichols (Nickles), and Coleman Hinckley, Kingston and Cape Vincent.

1875, May Aground Middle Bass Island; released, steamer MAGNET.

1877, Jun 22 Remeasured 251.98 gross/152.57 net tons.

1886 Ran Kingston-Cape Vincent; firebox boiler 6' 6" x 11' @ 60# steam, Kingston Foundry and Machine Co., Kingston, ONT (1886)

1899 Owned St. Lawrence River Steam Ship Co., Kingston, ONT.

1930 Owned Joseph L. & Edgie Ally, Notre Dame de Pierreville, ONT; home port Kingston.

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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