CARTAGENA (1901, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1901
Official Number:
127526
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
W. Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
James Davidson, W. Bay City, MI
Ownership Notes:
Davidson Steamship Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16, 25 & 42 x 36", 800hp engine, S.F. Hodge & Co., Detroit. 12.25" x 121" scotch boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
241'
Beam:
40'
Depth:
19.8'
Tonnage (gross):
1532
Tonnage (net):
1418
Capacity:
2500 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cape Negro, Nova Scotia.
Atlantic Ocean.
Date:
1 Jul 1907
How:
Wrecked in fog.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Huron, OH to Boston, MA.
History

1900, Nov 10 Launched.

Regularly towed barges GRANADA, MATANZAS.

1907, Spring Received salt water equipment at Bay City, MI.

1907, Jul 1 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
John O. Greenwood
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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CARTAGENA (1901, Bulk Freighter)