RALEIGH (1871, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
110154
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner:
N.C. Winslow, et.al.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
Propulsion Notes:
18", 36" x 36" engine, by H.G. Trout 7'3" x 18' tubular boilers, 80 pounds steam
Dimensions
Length:
227.3'
Beam:
34'
Depth:
15'
Tonnage (gross):
980.35
History

1880, March 20 Rebuilt, 2 decks, 3 masts, 227.3' x 34' x 15', 1205.92

gross tons

1881 Boiler repaired

1882, August 14 Struck a reef & sank at Detour, mouth of Soo River, a

tug & pump went to her

1882, August 16 Repaired at Wolf & Davidson's, Milwaukee

1884, March 18 Owned Estate of N.C. Winslow, et.al., Buffalo, New York

1886, March 30 Owned William S. Mack, et.al., Cleveland, Ohio

1886, July 2 Forced aground by large raft in the Sault Canal, bottom

damaged & will get a new wheel & rudder

1886, October 23 Owned James Corrigan, et.al., Cleveland

1887 Reengined, 23', 46 x 36" steeple compound engine, 700hp, 85rpm by

H.G. Trout, King Iron Works, Buffalo, New York, 1887

Reboilered, 8' x 16'8" firebox boilers, 120 pounds steam

by R. Riter & Company, Buffalo, 1887

Steel boiler house

1887, February 3 New Deck under boilers at Cleveland

1891, April 27 Owned N.S. Whipple, et.al., Detroit, Michigan

1894, November 27 Ashore Cheboygan, Michigan, Lake Huron

1895, August 10 Owned Henry Wineman, et.al., Detroit

1896 Rebuilt

1897, September 3 Owned Henry Wineman, Junior, Detroit

1898, April 6 Holed by ice, Lake Michigan, temporary repairs at

Mackinac Island Harbor

1899 227' x 34' x 23' 9"

1901 Repaired, recaulked

1907, November 5 Ashore near Oscoda, Michigan; released

1911, November 30 Foundered, Lake Erie

1912, January 10 Enrollment surrendered, Detroit

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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RALEIGH (1871, Bulk Freighter)