BRANDSHAW, MABEL (1889, Propeller)


Also known as:
SOO CITY
Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
92096
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Benton Harbor, MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: "Shelter-deck vessel", round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Hugh Bradshaw
Master Carpenter:
Edward W. Heath
Original Owner and Location:
Hugh Bradshaw & Thomas J. Waters, Chicago, IL & Muskegon, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16 & 28 x 26", 250hp @ 105rpm engine built by Wislon & Hendrie (Montague Iron Works), MI. 125# pressure boiler built as above.
Dimensions
Length:
135'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
331
Tonnage (net):
177
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Windsor, ONT.
Detroit River.
Date:
  1918
How:
Dismantled.
Notes:
Engine to PETER PAN SECOND. R.J. Morrell purchased hull. Hulk used as hunting lodge at Long Point. 1918, Mar 14 register closed.
History

Built to sail Holland, MI - Chicago, IL.

1889, May Launched.

1892 Ran for Farnum & Co. Transportation Line from Benton Harbor/St. Joseph, MI - Chicago.

1893, Jul Dropped rudder in gale 5 miles off St. Joseph towed into St. Joseph.

1894, Jun 6 Owned Hugh Bradshaw & Charles T. Hill, Muskegon. Hill purchased share through U.S. Marshall sale which had claimed Waters Shares on behalf of Montague Iron Works.

1894, Jun 9 Bradshaw assumed Hills interest, became sole owner.

1895 Ran Chicago, IL - White Lake & Pentwater, MI.

1896 Ran in Graham & Morton Transportation Line.

1899 137 x 25 x 16; 331 gross / 177 net tons.

1900, Apr 6 Owned The Chicago & Muskegon Transportation Co. Ran Chicago - Muskegon.

1900, Oct 31 Owned White Line Transportation Co. (W.H.Singer), Duluth, MN. Ran Houghton, MI - Duluth - Pt. Arthur.

1905, Mar 9 Owned A. Booth & Co. Ran Duluth - Pt. Arthur.

1907, May 28 Registered Canadian.

1907, Jun 6 Owned Georgian Bay Navigation Co. Ltd (Herbert Cleland, Collingwood); C117085; 135 x 25 x 9; 500.12 gross / 295.77 net tons.

1907, Jul 10 Renamed SOO CITY. Ran Parry Sound, ONT - Sault Ste. Marie.

1917, Mar 30 Owned The Ontario Gravel Freighting Co., Ltd, Owen Sound, ONT; converted to barge.

1918 Dismantled.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
John O. Greenwood
Emerson H. Knack
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Ed Middleton
Newspaper Clippings
Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society
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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