EVERETT, A. (1880, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
105919
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
William H. Radcliffe
Original Owner and Location:
Philip Minch et al., Vermillion, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
32 x 36" engine by Globe Iron Works. 10.5 x 18' tubular boiler at 60# steam.
Dimensions
Length:
211.5'
Beam:
34.8'
Depth:
17.2'
Tonnage (gross):
1088.32
Tonnage (net):
879.28
Final Disposition
Final Location:
20 miles N. Pte. aux Barques, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
29 Apr 1895
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Grain.
Notes:
Bound Chicago - Ogdensburg, NY; holed by ice & sank; crew rescued by EBER WARD. 1895, May 10 Documents surrendered; vessel lost.
History

Built for the Minch fleet of Cleveland, served it her entire career; coal & iron ore carrier.

1880, Jun 24 Launched.

1880, Jul 8 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; towed FREDA MORSE in Lake Superior trade.

1881 Towed FREDA MORSE & E.P. BEALS.

1882 In grain & coal trade to Duluth, MN.

1883, Jun Aground Eleven Fool Shoal, Lake Michigan, with ore.

1886 Towed barge SOPHIA MINCH for several years.

1887 Chartered for ore from St. Ignace, MI - Ohio.

1893, May 15 Holed by ice near Two Harbors; wheat laden; repaired Duluth, MN.

1893, Jul 26 Ashore east of Port Colborne piers.

1895, Apr 6 Owned Nicolas Transit Co., Willoughby Twp., OH.

1895, Apr 29 Sunk Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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

EVERETT, A. (1880, Bulk Freighter)
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EVERETT, A. (1880, Bulk Freighter)