ONEIDA (1862, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
18888
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Wm. Crosthwaite
Original Owner and Location:
Rufus Palmer, et al, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
36 x 36" stroke engine; Shepard Iron Works, Buffalo, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
220.3'
Beam:
31.1'
Depth:
13.3'
Tonnage (old style):
787 26/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off North East, PA.
Lake Erie.

Date:
20 Aug 1893
How:
Fire.
Notes:
Caught fire in mid-lake; crew abandoned; burned to waterline; drifted ashore; broke into pieces.
History

1862 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; Buffalo, Milwaukee, & Chicago run.

1863, Sep Owned Western Transportation Co., Tonawando, NY.

1865, May 1 Same owner; readmeasured; 1070 gross tons.

1882, Apr 13 Owned Charles McInnis, Buffalo.

1882, Dec 7 Burned at layup dock, Collingwood, ONT.

1883 Raised; repaired Collingwood; returned to service in June.

1883, Oct 30 Struck rock; sunk near Clayton, NY.

1884 Raised; repaired.

1884, Aug 23 Owned Lorenzo Dimick, Buffalo; 1070 gross/928 net tons.

1885, Jan Trapped in ice off Grand Haven, MI., Lake Michigan; drifted for 21 days; released.

1887, Apr 14 Owned John S. Maywell, St. Paul, MN; rebuilt; cabins removed; readmeasured; 887 gross/745 net tons; will carry lumber & coarse freight.

1887, Jun Loaded improperly & sunk Bayfield, WI.

1888, Sep 20 Owned James E. Davidson et al, Bay City, MI.

1892 Rebuilt as steambarge; 1 deck; 1 mast; readmeasured; 719 gross/569 net tons; to run in lumber trade.

1893, Aug 20 Caught fire; drifted ashore; broke into pieces.

1893, Oct 6 Documents surrendered.

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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ONEIDA (1862, Propeller)