LOCKWOOD, C.B. (1890, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
126650
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
141
Builder Name:
Thomas Quayle's Sons
Original Owner and Location:
B.L. Pennington, Cleveland
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
3
Propulsion Notes:
23", 37", 62" x 40" engine, 900hp, 76rpm by S.F. Hodge, Detroit, MI, 1890. 11.5' x 12' scotch boilers, 160# steam, Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo, NY, 1890.
Dimensions
Length:
285.2'
Beam:
45'
Depth:
18.9'
Tonnage (gross):
2139
Tonnage (net):
1733
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Fairport, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
13 Oct 1902
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Bound Duluth, MN - Buffalo, NY, foundered in a gale; 10 lives lost.
History

1890, Jun 25 Launched; first Lake propeller to measure 45 beam, last large wooden boat built by Quales at Cleveland.

1891, Nov Broke speed record for a wooden boat; Sault - Duluth in 30 hours.

1893, Nov 12 Struck by schooner ELIZABETH A. NICHOLSON; sank in 3 minutes in 20' water at Limekilns near Amherstburg, ONT.

1893, Nov 21 Raised & removed from channel, taken to Detroit, then to Cleveland for permanant repairs.

1898 285.16 x 45 x 21.75', 2323 gross / 1918 net tons.

1900 Owned Gilchrist Transportation Co, Cleveland, OH.

1900, Jul 28 Aground Amherstburg, ONT, Detroit River, with iron ore.

1900, Jul 29 Sank in collision with schooner BRECK while aground in Detroit River.

1901, Aug 21 Aground Buffalo, Lake Erie, with ore.

1901, Aug 31 Aground White Shoal, Lake Michigan, with coal.

1902, Oct 13 Foundered, Lake Erie.

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

LOCKWOOD, C.B. (1890, Bulk Freighter)
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LOCKWOOD, C.B. (1890, Bulk Freighter)