STEVENS, WILLIAM H. (1886, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1886
Official Number:
81120
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
W. Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Hull Number:
27
Builder Name:
Frank W. Wheeler
Original Owner:
Ward's Detroit & Lake Superior Line
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
26 & 46 x 40" engine; 500hp; 86rpm by S.F. Hodge Works, Detroit, MI(1886); scotch boilers, 10' x 11'; 100#; T. McGregor Works, Detroit(1886).
Dimensions
Length:
212.4'
Beam:
37.2'
Depth:
13.7'
Tonnage (gross):
1332
Tonnage (net):
1025
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Clear Creek, ONT; w. of Long Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
8 Sep 1902
How:
Burned; sank.
Final Cargo:
Copper, flaxseed, flour.
Notes:
1904, Aug Wrecker H.W. BAKER recovered 160 tons copper.
History

1891, Sep 6 Aground between Point Au Pines & Cinder Point.

1891, Oct 16 Fitted with double hoists for handling cargo.

1893, Dec Owned Crescent Transportation Co.

1894, Apr Boiler repaired.

1895, Feb Leased to French's Union Transit Line.

1899 Owned Union Transit Co., Buffalo, NY.

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

STEVENS, WILLIAM H. (1886, Package Freighter)
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STEVENS, WILLIAM H. (1886, Package Freighter)