TAMPICO (1900, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
145840
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Channel system, 4 watertight bulkheads, double bottom water ballast tanks, steel boiler house.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
77
Builder Name:
Craig Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Hawgood Transit Co., Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
19.5 + 30 + 52 x 40", 900hp @ 78rpm engine by Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, MI (1895) from F.W. WHEELER. 12' x 11'2" @ 165# steam, scotch boilers by River Machinery & Boiler Works, Cleveland, OH (1900).
Dimensions
Length:
247'
Beam:
42'
Depth:
24'
Tonnage (gross):
2,133
Tonnage (net):
1,451
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Frankfort, MI bay, east end.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1968
Notes:
Next to hull of ADRIAN ISELIN.
History

1900, May 4 Launched Toledo, OH for lakes & ocean use.

1900, May 11 Enrolled Toledo.

1900, Nov 11 Enrolled Norfolk, VA; owned Globe Navigation Co., Seattle, WA.

1907 Owned Pacific Coast Steamship Co., Seattle.

1915 2,261 gross/ 1,654 net tons.

1918 Owned Crowell & Thurlow, Boston, MA.

1922 Owned F.D. Gleason Coal Co., Detroit, MI.

1924 Rebuilt as self-unloading sand & gravel boat.

1925 247 x 42 x 22', 1,894 gross/ 1,180 net tons.

1937 Owned Nicholson Transit Co., Detroit, MI.

1942 Owned U.S. War Shipping Administration; rebuilt for ocean war service by American Ship Building Co., Buffalo, NY.

1943 Returned to Great Lakes trade.

1944 Sent to Britain; owned Ministry of War Transport, Great Britian.

1946 Owned Nicholson Transit Co., Detroit; 1,992 gross/ 1,095 net tons.

1961 Owned Hyman-Michaels Co., Chicago, IL.

1962 Made a barge at Ashtabula, OH.

1963 Owned Seaway Cartage Co., Detroit.

1967 Owned Luedtke Engineering Co., Frankfort, MI.

1968 Sunk as temporary breakwater, Two Rivers, WI durning power plant construction.

1968, Fall Raised & towed to east end of Frankfort, MI bay along with hull of ADRIAN ISELIN.

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

TAMPICO (1900, Bulk Freighter)
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