PETOSKEY (1888, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
150425
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Diagonal steel straps, iron lined boiler house, steam windlass.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Burger and Burger
Master Carpenter:
H.B. Burger
Original Owner and Location:
Frederick, Richard, and John Seymour, Manistee, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 + 40 X 36" engine, 450 hp, @ 90 rpm; by Trout Engine Works, Buffalo, NY, 1888. Firefox boiler 10'X 16' @ 100# steam by R.Davis and Co., Milwaukee, 1888.
Dimensions
Length:
171.3'
Beam:
30.4'
Depth:
12.2'
Tonnage (gross):
770
Tonnage (net):
544
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sturgeon Bay Shipping and Dry Dock Co., Sturgeon Bay, WI
Lake Michigan.
Date:
3 Dec 1935
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Burned in boneyard along with E.G CROSBY, WAUKEGAN and SWIFT.
History

1888, May 8 Enrolled Manistee; ran Chicago to Traverse City, Petoskey and Harbor Springs.

1892, Apr 15 Owned Seymour Transportation Co., Manistee, MI.

1894, Apr 12 Owned Northern Transportation Co.; ran Benton Harbor to Milwaukee and Chicago to Straits on Charter to Graham and Morton Co.

1895, Jan 30 Stuck in ice mouth of river at Benton Harbor, released by tug, TRAMP.

1898, Jan Recent collision with steamer IOWA near Kenosha, WI.

1898, May Rebuilt Manitowoc, WI; new boilers by Manitowoc Steam Boiler Works; reinforced bow for winter work; chartered by Crosby Transportation Co.; ran Muskegon to Grand Haven and Milwaukee.

1899, Mar 14 Owned H.W. and C.B. Hart, Green Bay, WI; ran to Lake Michigan ports.

1899, May Grounded on sand bar off Omena; released by steamer CRESCENT.

1899, Jul Collision with steamer COLUMBA at Mackinac Island Landing.

1899, Sep Ashore one mile below Encampment.

1901, Apr 15 Owned G.P. Cory, Green Bay and S.J. Dunkley, kalamazoo, MI; ran Holland to Milwaukee.

1901, May Ran Chicago IL to Owen Sound, ONT.

1901, Aug 5 Owned Dunkley Co.

1901, Aug Collision with steamer FRANK WOODS at mouth Chicago harbor.

1902, Apr 29 Owned Dunkley-Williams Co.; ran Chicago to South Haven.

1908, May 9 Owned George F. Arnold, Mackinaw Island, MI.

1908, Aug 17 Owned Dunkley-Williams Co.

1909, May 5 Owned Oliver W Norton, Chicago.

1909, Jun 1 Owned Chicago and South Haven Steamship Co.

1927 Rebuilt Burger and Burger, Manitowoc; scotch boiler 13'5" X 12'9" @ 135# steam by American Shipbuilding Co., Cleveland, OH, 1901; ran Chicago to Milwaukee.

1927, Sep 30 Owned Leroy Woodland, Chicago, IL.

1928, Aug 23 Owned Francis Bloodgood Jr., Milwaukee.

1935, Dec 3 Burned Sturgeon Bay, WI.

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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PETOSKEY (1888, Propeller)