IOSCO (1891, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1891
Official Number:
100484
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
80
Builder Name:
F.W. Wheeler & Co.
Master Carpenter:
George F. Williams
Original Owner and Location:
Pennoyer Brothers, AuSable, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20", 32", 54" x 42" engine, 800hp, 76rpm by Frontier Iron Works, Detroit, MI, 1891. 11.5' x 12' Scotch boilers, 160 pounds steam by Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo, 1891.
Dimensions
Length:
291'
Beam:
41'
Depth:
19.8'
Tonnage (gross):
2051.82
Tonnage (net):
1706.83
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Huron Islands, east of Keweenaw Peninsula. Lake Superior.
Date:
2 Sep 1905
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
All 19 crew lost. Her tow OLIVE JEANETTE also lost.
History

1891, May 11 Enrolled Port Huron.

1897, Sep 6 Aground Bois Blanc Island, Lake Huron.

1897, Dec Ran on Grey's Reef after lightship removed; released December 16.

1898 Towed MORAVIA & OLIVE JEANETTE.

1899 Owned Hawgood & Avery, Rockport, OH.

1905, Sep 2 Foundered, Lake Superior.

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

IOSCO (1891, Bulk Freighter)
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IOSCO (1891, Bulk Freighter)