MISSOURI (1904, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1904
Official Number:
200861
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: One stack; 3 watertight bulkheads
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
3
Hull Number:
65
Builder Name:
Chicago Ship Building Company
Original Owner and Location:
Northern Michigan Transportation Company, Wisconsin
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20, 33 + 54 x 36", 1650hp at 115rpm 13'2" x 11'6" Scotch boilers at 180 pounds steam with induced draft
Dimensions
Length:
225'
Beam:
40' 1"
Depth:
24' 5"
Tonnage (gross):
2434
Tonnage (net):
1484
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hamilton
Date:
  1948
How:
Scrapped
History

Near sister to ILLINOIS (1899), ran Chicago to Ludington, Manistee, Frankfort, Traverse City, Charlevoix & Mackinac year round

1904, April 26 Owned American Ship Building Company, New Jersey

1904, May 28 Owned Northern Michigan Transportation Company, Wisconsin

1906, August 6 Rudder broke at Petoskey; towed by wrecking tug

FAVORITE to Chicago

1911 Ahore between Round & Bois Blanc Islands

1920, March 4 Owned Michigan Transit Company of Illinois

1926, October 18 Owned Warren & Carter, Ludington

1933, June 7 Owned Milwaukee Boat Company

1933, December 21 Owned Wisconsin & Michigan Steam Ship Company

1936, September 5 Owned Sand Products Corporation, Detroit

1940 Laid up, Muskegon; dismantled, engine to LAKE INAHA (1942)

1944, September 14 Out of documentation

1948 Scrapped

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

MISSOURI (1904, Steamer)
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MISSOURI (1904, Steamer)