PALMER, THOMAS W. (1889, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
145513
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wyandotte, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Composite
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Percheron Steam Navigation Co., Detroit
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
20", 33", 55" X 42" engine, 1000 hp, 83 rpm; by Frontier Iron Works, Detroit, MI, 1889. 12' X 11' scotch boilers, 160# steam; by Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo, NY, 1889.
Dimensions
Length:
288'
Beam:
41'
Depth:
23'
Tonnage (gross):
2134
Tonnage (net):
1622
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles off stannard Rock
Lake Superior.
Date:
16 May 1905
How:
Collision with steamer HARVARD.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
History

1899 Owned, William Livingstone, Detroit, MI.

1905, May 16 Sunk by collision with steamer HARVARD in fog.

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

PALMER,  THOMAS  W. (1889, Bulk Freighter)
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PALMER, THOMAS W. (1889, Bulk Freighter)