VIENNA (1873, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
25875
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Cleveland Transportation Co., Cleveland, OH
Ownership Notes:
Enrolled Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
40" x 36" engine, 528hp; 9'6" x 18' tubular boiler, 45# steam by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland.
Dimensions
Length:
191.4'
Beam:
33.8'
Depth:
14.1'
Tonnage (gross):
745.07
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1 mi. s. of Whitefish Point; 1 mi. offshore.
Lake Superior.
Date:
16 Sep 1892
Final Depth:
146'
How:
Collision with steamer NIPIGON.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
History

1873, Aug 26 Ashore Presque Isle, Lake Huron; got off.

1873, Oct Sank Lake Superior, cargo of grain.

1875-76 Rebuilt; 2 decks, 3 masts; 1005.79 gross tons.

1883, Sep Willow St. bridge swung into her at Cleveland, OH; considerable damage.

1887, Jun 11 Stranded on uncharted 14' shoal, 1 1/2-2 mi. sw. of Waugashance Light, Straits of Mackinaw; tug LEVIATHAN assisted.

1889, Mar 11 Owned Orient Transportation Co., Rockport, OH.

1890, Mar 20 Change rig to 2 decks, 2 masts.

1892, Sep 16 Sunk in collision Lake Superior.

1892, Sep 28 Enrollment surrendered Cleveland, OH.

1974 Discovered by scuba divers Kent Bellrichard & Tom Farnquist; many artifacts recovered.

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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