OCONTO (1872, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
19369
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
G.S. Rand
Original Owner:
A.E. Goodrich & Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
143'
Beam:
32.8'
Depth:
10.1'
Tonnage (gross):
505
Tonnage (net):
447
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Fishers Landing, NY
St. Lawrence River.
Date:
6 Jul 1886
Final Depth:
120 ft.
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Silk, Cotton, boots, wire, iron.
Notes:
Hit a rock & was holed, slipped off into 120 ft. of water.
History

1883, Aug 15 Owned Geo. Colwell, Harrisville, MI.

1884 Burned at Detroit; rebuilt.

1884 Received new engine & boiler.

1885, Dec 8 Owned McGregor & R. VanSlyre, Detroit.

1885 Ashore Charity Is., Lake Huron, winter of 1885.

1886, May 4 Recovered from Charity Is.

1886 Owned Grand Trunk R.R.

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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OCONTO (1872, Propeller)