STONE, GEORGE (1893, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
86261
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: hold beams, one stack, steel internal arches, diagonal straps, steel boilerhouse
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. W. Wheeler & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Alva Bradley, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
17.25 + 27 + 47 x 42", 1,125hp @ 78rpm engine, F. W. Wheeler and Co. 11 x 12' @ 170# steam scotch boilers, Wickes Brothers, Saginaw (1892)
Dimensions
Length:
270'
Beam:
40'
Depth:
19.1'
Tonnage (gross):
1,841
Tonnage (net):
1,501
Capacity:
2,700 gross tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Grubbs Reef, Pelee Passage
Lake Erie
Date:
13 Oct 1909
How:
stranded and burned
Final Cargo:
coal
Notes:
Bound Ashtabula, OH-Racine, WI stranded, burned; lifeboat capsized, 6 lost
History

1895 Towed S. H. KIMBALL, SULPERIOR and BALDWIN.

1895, May 8 Sunk schooner S. H. KIMBALL in collision off Pointe aux Barques, Lake Huron in heavy fog.

1896 Towed ADRIATIC.

1898 Ice locked; towed NEGAUNEE and QUAYLE.

1900 Towed SANDUSKY.

1901 Towed S. O. NO. 86 and THOMAS QUAYLE.

1909, Oct 13 Wrecked 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

STONE, GEORGE (1893, Bulk Freighter)
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STONE, GEORGE (1893, Bulk Freighter)