VOLUNTEER (1888, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
161592
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Trenton, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: 2 stacks, steel arches, diagonal steel straps on her frames, steel boiler-house.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Craig & Sons
Original Owner and Location:
Alger, Smith & Co., Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
21, 33 + 56 x 42", 1,100hp @ 85rpm engine by Dry Dock Engine works, Detroit, MI (1888). 12'6" x 11' @ 160# steam, scotch boiler by Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, MI (1888).
Dimensions
Length:
270.8'
Beam:
41.6'
Depth:
20.4'
Tonnage (gross):
1,944
Tonnage (net):
1,506
History

1888 Ran to Marquette, MI.

1889 Largest raft of 4,580,000' timber to enter St. Clair River.

1898 Towed T.A. SCOTT & D.K. CLINT.

1898, Aug Rescued 3 menn from capsized sailboat.

1901 Towed MOONLIGHT, F.A. GEORGER.

1902 Rebuilt 270.8 x 41.1 x 22.9', 2,316 gross/ 1,683 net tons.

1912 Laid up Kinnikinnic basin, Milwaukee, WI with 12 other vessels; owned Jarrett & Co.

1914, Aug 5 Dismantled, beached & burned South Point, Milwaukee.

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

VOLUNTEER (1888, Bulk Freighter)
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