LOUISIANA (1887, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
140882
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Morley & Hill
Original Owner and Location:
Morley & Hill, Marine City, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
4
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
26 + 48 x 42" stroke engine, 600hp @ 80rpm by Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, MI. 10 x 15'8" firebox boiler, 100 pounds steam, also by Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit.
Dimensions
Length:
267'
Beam:
39.6'
Depth:
20'
Tonnage (gross):
1753
Tonnage (net):
1259.33
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Washington Harbor, Washington Island.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
11 Nov 1913
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Bound Milwaukee, WI - Alpena, MI, she sought shelter in harbor from "Great Storm of 1913", caught fire & burned to total loss.
History

1887, May 12 Launched.

1887, Jun 9 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1887, Jul 11 Ashore St. Marys River; released by steamer NEW ORLEANS.

1887, Aug In collision with consort Jos. Paige at the Soo.

1887, Oct Aground at Mud Lake, St. Mary's River, released by steamer NEW ORLEANS.

1888 Towed barge MARSH in Ashland ore trade.

1889, Mar 27 Owned J.W. Moore et al, Cleveland, OH.

1890 Towed TASMANIA.

1898 Towed MON GUAGON.

1913, Apr 28 Owned Guy Wyman, Cleveland.

1913, May 3 Owned Thompson Steamship Co, Mentor, OH.

1913, Sep 6 In collision with steamer E.A.S. CLARKE at the Soo Locks.

1913, Nov 13 Documents surrendered, "total loss".

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

LOUISIANA (1887, Bulk Freighter)
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LOUISIANA (1887, Bulk Freighter)