EDDY, CHARLES A (1889, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
126561
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Eddy Brothers Co., Bay City, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20", 30", 54" x 42" engine, 1275hp, 82rpm engine built S.F. Hodge, Detroit, MI, 1889. 12' x 10' scotch boilers, 150# steam, built Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo, NY, 1889. 12'4" wheel.
Dimensions
Length:
281'
Beam:
41'
Depth:
20.5'
Tonnage (gross):
2075
Tonnage (net):
1552
Capacity:
3200 tons
Final Disposition
Date:
 Dec 1918
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
Dismantled Milwaukee, WI; hull used as drydock at Sturgeon Bay, WI.
History

1889, Jun 11 Launched.

1889, Jun 22 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1889, Sep 9 Repaired bottom at Buffalo, NY.

1890, Mar 26 Owned Hampton Transport Co, Port Huron District.

1895, Nov Towed TWIN SISTERS.

1898, Sep 26 Stranded Middle Point, Mackinac Island, MI.

1898, Sep 28 Released by tug SWEEPSTAKES, repaired Milwaukee, WI.

1898 Towed D.P. DOBBINS.

1899 Owned Ben Boutelle, Hampton, MI.

1902 Owned J.C. Gilchrist.

1906, Aug 28 Burned off Port Sanilac, MI, Lake Huron; towed to Port Huron; rebuilt.

1912 In Milwaukee boneyard; owned McDougall, Duluth.

1918 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
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

EDDY, CHARLES A (1889, Bulk Freighter)
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EDDY, CHARLES A (1889, Bulk Freighter)