QUEEN CITY (1896, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
20612
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: 3 watertight bulkheads; double-bottom ballast; steel boiler house; steam auxiliaries; electric light; arch frames
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Cleveland Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Zenith Transit Co., Duluth, MN
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
21, 38 + 63 x 40", 1,700hp or 1,400hp @ 85rpm engine, Cleveland Shipbuilding Co., OH. 13' 6" x 13' 10", 225# steam watertube boilers, Babcock & Wilcox, NJ, 1896
Dimensions
Length:
401.4'
Beam:
48'
Depth:
23.7'
Tonnage (gross):
3,979.68
Tonnage (net):
3,198.15
Capacity:
5,300 + tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hamilton, ONT
Date:
  1947
How:
scrapped by Steel Co. of Canada, Ltd.
History

1901-43 Owned Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH.

1916/17 Tonnage change 4,070 gross/3,367 net tons.

1926 Converted to self-unloader, Conneaut, OH; 3,785 gross/2,574 net tons.

1943-47 Owned U. S. Maritime Commission, Cleveland, OH.

1947 Scrapped

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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