PABST, FRED (1890, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
120794
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Wolf & Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
West Davidson Steam Ship Co., Chicago, IL
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
21, 33.5, 57 x 42", 1,000hp @ 76rpm by S.F. Hodge Works, Detroit (1890). 13' x 10'6" @ 160# steam, scotch boilers by R. Davis, Milwaukee, WI (1890). Sectional wheel 13' diameter 15.5' pitch.
Dimensions
Length:
287.3'
Beam:
42.6'
Depth:
24'
Tonnage (gross):
2,430
Tonnage (net):
1,929
Capacity:
3,200 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Point Edward, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
11 Oct 1907
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Sunk in collision with propeller LAKE SHORE. 1908, Feb Raised, Reid Wrecking Co. 1917 Engine to Sorel, QUE. 1920 Made floating drydock, Port Huron, MI.
History

Named for Milwaukee brewer, Largest wooden steamship on the Lakes.

1890, Mar 14 Launched; cost $150,000.

1890, Jul Struck by lightening near Fairport.

1892, Nov Collision with 2 Brown hoists at Ashtabula, OH.

1894, Nov 16 Aground at the Encampment, blocking navigation; released; repaired Duluth, MN.

1897 Slight damage at Lime Kiln.

1898 Towed SPADEMAN.

1902, Jul Sank HENRY J. JOHNSON off Spectacle Reef, Lake Huron in dense fog; crew rescued by tug PARKER & taken to Cheboygan, MI.

1903 Towed ARMENIA.

1903, Nov Beached south east bend St. Clair River after collision with burned hull of MINNESOTA.

1907, Oct 11 Sank St. Clair River.

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

PABST, FRED (1890, Bulk Freighter)
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PABST, FRED (1890, Bulk Freighter)