OTTAWA (1865, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
19107
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Described as "flat river pollywog"
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Fordham
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Non-condensing 15.5" x 37" engine, 100hp, 1865 54" x 15' iron locomotive boiler by Neil Moore & Company, Sandusky, Ohio; 65psi
Dimensions
Length:
84.8'
Beam:
19.7'
Depth:
4.15'
Tonnage (gross):
57.66
Final Disposition
Notes:
Abandoned - no details
History

1865 Built at Sandusky, Ohio by George Fordham for freight service

1865, June 3 Enrolled Sandusky, owned R.B. Hubbard, William Pierce &

J.V. Woolsey, Sandusky

1868, June 24 Owned R.B.Hubbard & John V. Woolsey, Sandusky

1869 Listed for sale by Hubbard & Woolsey - "built expressly for

timber, stave, wood, stone & sand trade - will be sold cheap"

1870, March 26 Owned Christian F. Schoepfle, et.al., Sandusky; 4 equal

shares

1872, April 19 Owned C.F. Schoepfle, et.al., Schoepfle purchased

another quarter share

1873 Carrying lumber between Sandusky & Toledo, Ohio

1877, July 25 Owned Schoepfle & Company

1879 Sandusky owners "not insurable"

1882, June 20 Documents surrendered at Sandusky "abandoned"

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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OTTAWA (1865, Steamer)