PLEASURE (1894, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1894
Official Number:
150670
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
F.W. Wheeler & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Detroit, Belle Isle & Windsor Ferry Co., Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
24 + 34 x 24", 625hp engine by F.W. Wheeler & Co., West Bay City, MI, 1894. 10 x 12' @ 135# steam. scotch boilers by Wicks Brothers, Saginaw, MI, 1893.
Dimensions
Length:
128'
Beam:
51'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
873.01
Tonnage (net):
545.14
Capacity:
3,000 people
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Ecorse, MI. Detroit River
Date:
  1940
How:
Dismantled.
Notes:
Dismantled by Nicholson.
History

1894, Mar 31 Launched.

1930 Owned Detroit & Windsor Ferry Co., Detroit; 128' x 39' x 13'7"; 489 gross/ 293 net tons; 2 decks, reinforced bow, electric lights & sprinkler system.

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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PLEASURE (1894, Ferry)