SMITH, ANNA (1873, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
105276
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac, MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Abram Smith Shipyard
Master Carpenter:
James Navagh
Original Owner and Location:
Abram Smith, et.al., Algonac, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
27" x 32" engine by Samuel F. Hodge Engine Works, Detroit, Michigan 6'8" x 17' tubular boilers, 77 pounds steam from Carroll Brothers Boiler Works
Dimensions
Length:
178' 5"
Beam:
32' 6"
Depth:
13' 8"
Tonnage (gross):
636.99
Tonnage (net):
519.52
Final Disposition
Final Location:
5-9 miles southeast of Cheboygan Light, Hammonds Bay, Lake Huron
Date:
27 Nov 1889
How:
Ashore in gale
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
1 life lost November 30 burned, total loss Machinery may have been recovered later, noted as put into tug MONARCH or made into compound 22 x 30 x 32" - not confirmed
History

1877 Major repairs

1878, August 31 Owned Edwards, Townsend & Company, et.al., Cleveland,

Ohio

1879 Major repairs

1879, April 23 Owned R.K. Winslow, et.al., Cleveland

1879, May 17 Owned H.J. Winslow, et.al., New York, New York

1881, March 28 Owned Hugh W. Dyan, et.al., Detroit, Michigan

1882 Owned Parker, et.al., Detroit; new deck & refastened

1884, April 24 Owned Parker Transportation Company, Detroit

1886 Rebuilt, double-decked, 178.5' x 32.6' x 13.8', 939 gross tons

1889 Cabins rebuilt

1889, November 27 Ashore Lake Huron

1889, December 23 Wreck salvaged except boiler & engine

1890, January 24 Enrollment surrendered, Detroit

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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SMITH, ANNA (1873, Propeller)