SCHUYLKILL (1892, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
116526
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Note: Spar decked, 5 watertight bulkheads; double bottom water ballast tanks; steel boilerhouse; straight backed steamer
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Globe Iron Works
Original Owner and Location:
Anchor Line, Erie, PA
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20", 32", 52" x 42" engine 12.6' x 14' scotch boilers
Dimensions
Length:
274.8'
Beam:
40.4'
Depth:
13.3'
Tonnage (gross):
2,205
Tonnage (net):
1,819
Final Disposition
Final Location:
off Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Date:
12 Nov 1917
How:
torpedoed
GPS:
Latitude: 36 degrees 37' N Longitude: 18 degrees 30' E
History

1899 275' x 40' x 26', 2,206 gross tons.

1906, Dec Broken wheel Pointe aux Barques; repaired Port Huron, MI.

1916 Owned Great Lakes Transit Corperation; rebuilt, Quebec, QUE; sent to Atlantic Ocean.

1917 Owned United States Shipping Board; lengthened, Buffalo Dry Dock, Buffalo, NY.

1917, Nov 12 Torpedoed, Mediterranean.

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

SCHUYLKILL (1892, Package Freighter)
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SCHUYLKILL (1892, Package Freighter)