WALTER, PHILIP (1872, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
20414
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Lewis Jackman
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 x 48" 72 x 144" at 73 pounds steam, tubular boiler by Neil Moore, Sandusky
Dimensions
Length:
94.3'
Beam:
21.6'
Depth:
5.7'
Tonnage (gross):
102.4
Tonnage (net):
51.2
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Three miles off Lorain, Ohio, Lake Erie
Date:
20 Jun 1887
Final Depth:
55'
How:
Capsized
Final Cargo:
General merchandise, stone
Notes:
Bound Marblehead for Cleveland, capsized & sank in storm; 8 of 12 lives lost 1887, July 22 Raised
History

1873 Owned J. Homegardner, Sandusky, Ohio

1874 Stone trade, Toledo to Sandusky

1877, July Rebuilt, 105 x 20 x 5.5', 102.4 gross tons

1881 Ran Toledo to Sandusky with lumber

1881, June Windbound, Put-in-Bay with consort scow ELLEN

1887 Rebuilt Port Clinton by J.G. Gillespie, 126 x 22 x 8',

197 gross tons

1887, June 20 Foundered in squall off Lorain, Ohio

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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