ELLWOOD, ISAAC L. (1900, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
100707
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
W. Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Arch framing, 3 watertight bulkheads, 1 hold, 15 hatches, double bottom ballast tanks, 24' centers.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. W. Wheeler & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
American Steel & Wire Co., Duluth, MN.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Quadruple Expansion
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16 3/4, 25 3/8, 38 5/8 & 60 1/4 x 40", 1800hp @ 80rpm engine from American S. B. Co. 2 - 12 x 11', 250# steam water tube boilers from Babcock & Wilcox, New York, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
478'
Beam:
52'
Depth:
30'
Tonnage (gross):
5904
Tonnage (net):
4526
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Conneaut, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
  1961
How:
Scrapped.
History

1900, May 6 Launched.

1905, Nov 27 Sunk, Duluth, MN, Lake Superior; raised.

1915, Nov 13 Aground, St. Clair Flats canal.

1922 Owned Pittsburgh Steamship Co.; reconstructed.

1961 Scrapped; 5085 gross / 4431 net tons, 478 x 52 x 25.2'.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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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