PENELOPE (1892, Yacht)


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
150582
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saint Clair, MI
Vessel Type:
Yacht
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Simon Langell
Original Owner and Location:
H. Lee Borden, Chicago, Illinois
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10 + 20 x 12" at 85rpm engine 110 pounds steam marine boiler
Dimensions
Length:
74'
Beam:
13' 9"
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
54
Tonnage (net):
35
Final Disposition
Final Location:
.25 mile off Avon Point, Ohio, Lake Erie
Date:
19 Dec 1909
How:
Burned
Notes:
Bound for Saint Clair for lay up, grounded in shallow water & burned to waterline
History

1892, July Launched

1899 Owned H.L. Borden, Saint Clair, Michigan

1909, December 19 Burned, Lake Erie

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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PENELOPE (1892, Yacht)