LEAFIELD (1892, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
97990
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sunderland, ENG
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
Strand Slipway Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
19, 31 + 51 x 33" stroke, by N.E. Marine Engine Co, Sunderland, England. 160 pounds steam scotch boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
249'
Beam:
35.2'
Depth:
16.6'
Tonnage (gross):
1176
Tonnage (net):
922
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Angus Island.
Lake Superior.
Date:
8 Nov 1913
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Railroad rails & equipment.
Notes:
Driven rocks, sunk in deep water, all hands lost, 18 crew.
History

1893 Brought to Great Lakes to carry iron ore, coal & grain.

1902 Owned Algoma Central Steam Ship Co., Sault Ste. Marie, ONT.

1912 Ran on Algona Central Steamship Line.

1912, Aug 17 Aground Beausoleil Island, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.

1913, Nov 8 Lost in Great Storm of 1913, 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

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LEAFIELD (1892, Bulk Freighter)