WALLACE, ROBERT (1882, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
110518
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
William H. Radcliffe
Original Owner and Location:
David Wallace, et al, Black River, OH (Lorain)
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
27", 50" x 36", 550hp, 86rpm engine, Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH, 1882 10' 6" x 17', 100# steam scotch boiler, Globe Iron Works
Dimensions
Length:
209.4'
Beam:
36.2'
Depth:
17.9'
Tonnage (gross):
1,189.56
Tonnage (net):
905.38
Final Disposition
Final Location:
13 miles southeast from Two Harbors, MN
Lake Superior

Date:
17 Nov 1902
How:
foundered
Final Cargo:
iron ore
Notes:
stress of towing tore out stern post, steampipe burst
History

1886, Nov 18 Ashore in gale near Marquette, MI

1886, Nov 28 Released, towed into Marquette, attempt salvage of cargo

1887, Apr 15 Repairing vessel allowing her to proceed to lower lakes with her consort

1887, May 9 Cleared for Cleveland, went to Globe Iron Works, rebuilt, new arches; tug CRUSADER went along for safety

1899 Bioler noted as 14' x 13', 150# steam scotch boiler, Globe Iron Works

1899, Nov 10 Owned James Corrigan, Wicliffe, OH

1900, Apr 17 Owned Wicliffe Transit Co., Wicliffe, OH

1902, Nov 17 Foundered Lake Superior

1903, Jan 30 Enrollment surrendered, Cleveland, OH

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

WALLACE, ROBERT (1882, Bulk Freighter)
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WALLACE, ROBERT (1882, Bulk Freighter)