PACIFIC (1864, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
19616
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Peck & Masters
Original Owner and Location:
Buffalo & Cleveland Transportation Co., Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Length:
186.61'
Beam:
28.41'
Depth:
12.15'
Tonnage (old style):
616 10/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Deer Park, MI, Whitefish Bay.
Lake Superior.
Date:
16 Nov 1887
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Deer Park for Michigan City, IN, she stranded & broke up in gale; crew rescued by lifesaving service. 1889, May 2 Hull purchased by Dudley Johnston, Sault Ste. Marie.
History

1864, May 2 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; ran Buffalo, Cleveland, Detroit & Lake Superior.

1865, May 29 Readmeasured 2 decks, 1 mast; 187.5 x 28.9 x 11'; 766.28 gross/ 603.72 net tons.

1869, May 7 Owned Union Steamboat Co., Buffalo.

1871 New arches & decks.

1871, Sep Holed on rocks, Sault River; grain laden.

1872 Repaired.

1877, May Ashore Traverse Island, Keweenaw Bay; released by tug WINSLOW; repaired Detroit.

1878 Ran on Lake Superior Transit Co.; repaired.

1878, Oct 26 Ashore in snowstorm Cockburn Island head, Lake Huron.

1882, Apr 17 Owned Alfred Cheesebrough & Mary K. Wilson, Detroit.

1882, May Rebuilt as steambarge; towed CYCLONE & ANNIE VOUGHT.

1882, Sep Towed VIRGINIUS & CANTON in Toledo & Milwaukee coal trade.

1883 Ran Cleveland to Ogdensburg, NY.

1884, Jul Sunk in collision with ALBERTA, St. Mary's River.

1887, Apr 18 1 deck; 191.4 x 29.4 x 11.2'; 482.21 gross/ 328.24 net tons; owned Charles H. Cook & W.C. Wilson, Montague, MI.

1887, Sep Sprung arches, Lake Superior; repaired Milwaukee.

1887, Nov 15 Wrecked Lake Superior.

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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PACIFIC (1864, Propeller)