WALLULA (1882, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
80897
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Master Carpenter:
Captain John Lowe
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas Wilson, et al, Cleveland
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
4
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
Propulsion Notes:
30", 56" x 48", 750hp, 75rpm engine, Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH, 1882 8' 8" x 18', 95# steam firebox boilers, Globe Iron Works, 1882 11' 10", diameter propeller, 14'lead
Dimensions
Length:
260.2'
Beam:
39.8'
Depth:
21.9'
Tonnage (gross):
1,924
Tonnage (net):
1,415
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bath, ME
Atlantic Ocean
Date:
  1920
How:
abandoned, broken up
History

1887, May 25 Stranded Pancake shoal, Lake Superior

1890, Mar 27 owned Wilson Transit Co., Wickliffe, OH

1894, Sep 24 Aground near Point Aux Pines, Lake superior; released by 2 tugs

1896, Nov 14 Stranded at Conneaut, OH piers, burned, sank

1896, Dec Raised, repaired, Cleveland, OH

1897 Struck a rock near Bar Point Lighthouse, Lake Erie; large repairs, Cleveland

1901, Apr 20 Owned Gilchrist Transportation Co., Vermillion, OH

1903, Apr 16 Owned Gilchrist Transportation Co., Mentor Special District, OH

1907-13 Laid up in Kinnikinnic basin, Milwaukee, WI

1913 Shortened 20', Milwaukee Drydock Co.

1913, Jun 17 Went to Atlantic Coast

1915, Jul 13 Owned O. A. Gilbert, New London, CT

1920 Abandoned Bath, ME, broken up

1921, Feb 4 Enrollment surrendered, Bath, ME

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

WALLULA (1882, Bulk Freighter)
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WALLULA (1882, Bulk Freighter)