FULTON, ROBERT (1896, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
111129
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wyandotte, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner:
John D. Rockefeller
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
24", 38", 64" x 42", 1,600hp @ 78rpm engine, Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, MI. 14' 6" x 12', 165# steam scotch boilers, Dry Dock Engine Works.
Dimensions
Length:
414'
Beam:
45.5'
Depth:
28'
Tonnage (gross):
4,219
Tonnage (net):
3,181
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hamilton, ONT
Lake Ontario
Date:
  1948
How:
Scrapped
History

1897 Owned Bessemer Steam Ship Co., Duluth, MN.

1906 Stranded with barge NASMYTH Bar Point, Lake Erie; released by tug BROCKWAY.

1919 New boilers; 14' 6" x 11' 2", 175# steam, forced draft scotch boilers, Detroit Ship Building Co.

1930 Owned Pittsburg Steam Ship Co., Cleveland.

1948, Jul Scrapped Hamilton, probably ONT, Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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

FULTON, ROBERT (1896, Bulk Freighter)
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FULTON, ROBERT (1896, Bulk Freighter)