OUTHWAITE, J.H. (1886, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1886
Official Number:
76636
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
William Radcliffe
Original Owner and Location:
W.C.Richardson, et.al., Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
27 + 50 x 36, 550hp at 85rpm engine by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, Ohio 1886 10.5 x 17' firebox boiler by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, Ohio 1886 One 10.5' propeller
Dimensions
Length:
224'
Beam:
37.4'
Depth:
18.6'
Tonnage (gross):
1304
Tonnage (net):
1099
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Point Nipigon, near Cheboygan, Michigan, Lake Huron
Date:
28 Nov 1905
How:
Driven ashore & burned
Final Cargo:
Iron ore
Notes:
Towing MARY MITCHELL - out of drydock after repairs on August 9
History

1886 Built for use in coal, iron ore & grain trade; towed schooners

GENOA, OUR SON & H.A.BARR

1897, May 21 Struck & damaged gates of lock 7 of Welland Canal causing

flooding of surrounding area

1898, April 19 Towing H.A.BARR, both light, driven on Middle Island

reef when engine gave out at False Presque Isle, Lake

Huron

Crews taken off next day by Middle Island Lifesaving

crew

By May 31 both vessels refloated under contract of

Captain James Reid & towed to Detroit by tug PROTECTOR

1898, July 5 In Bay City drydock for large repairs - sea ready by

August 20

1899 Towed H.A.BARR

1905, November 28 En route from Escanaba, Michigan to Lake Erie towing

schooner MARY MITCHELL, both with cargo iron ore,

driven ashore at Point Nipigon, near Cheboygan,

Michigan; caught fire & burned

1905, December 15 Enrollment surrendered at Cleveland, "total loss"

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

OUTHWAITE, J.H. (1886, Bulk Freighter)
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OUTHWAITE, J.H. (1886, Bulk Freighter)