OLEAN (1856, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
18927
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lafrinnier & Stevenson
Master Carpenter:
John G. Huff
Original Owner and Location:
Stephen D. Caldwell, Dunkirk, NY
Ownership Notes:
Or built by Quayle & Martin.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
24 x 36", 594hp engine. 9 x 22' boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
180.36'
Beam:
30.08'
Depth:
11.85'
Tonnage (old style):
609
Final Disposition
Date:
10 May 1890
How:
Lost.
History

1856, Jul 28 Launched.

1859, Jun 14 Grounded, West Sister Island, Lake Erie.

1860, Mar 17 Owned New York & Erie Railroad Co., NY.

1862, Mar 27 Owned Erie Railway Steamboat Co., Dunkirk, NY.

1863, Jan Large repairs.

1863, Oct 10 Struck rock & sank, Dunkirk Harbor.

1865, Apr 17 Readmeasured 183.3 x 30.8 x 11.8'; 706.17 gross tons; 2 decks.

1869, Apr 24 Owned Union Steamboat Co., Buffalo, NY.

1870, Mar Repaired.

1871 New arches.

1878, May 11 Owned James L. Duncan, Oscoda, MI; rebuilt as steambarge; 611.59 gross tons; one deck.

1879, May 20 Tonnage change 517.63 gross tons.

1883, Dec 28 Documents surrendered; out of commission.

1887, Apr Owned Dunford & Alverson, Pt. Huron, MI; converted to lumber barge.

1890, May 10 Lost.

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

OLEAN (1856, Propeller)
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OLEAN (1856, Propeller)