PARNELL, CHARLES STEWART (1888, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
126483
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: diagonal steel straps; steel boilerhouse
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Master Carpenter:
J. P. Clark
Original Owner and Location:
M. J. Cummings et al, Oswego, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
19, 30 + 52 x 42", 750hp @ 85rpm, Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, MI, 1888 11' x 11', 150# steam scotch boilers, Dry Dock Engine Works, 1888
Dimensions
Length:
256.4'
Beam:
38.5'
Depth:
19.8'
Tonnage (gross):
1,739
Tonnage (net):
1,292
Capacity:
2,400 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Squaw Island
Lake Michigan
Date:
29 Nov 1905
How:
burned
Final Cargo:
coal
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL; crew rescued by propeller HARLEM
History

1888, Apr 9 Launched.

1889, Nov Obstruction damage near Grosse Point, MI, St. Clair River.

1898 Large repairs.

1905, Nov 29 Burned; same owner.

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

PARNELL, CHARLES STEWART (1888, Bulk Freighter)
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PARNELL, CHARLES STEWART (1888, Bulk Freighter)