EGAN, WILEY M. (1887, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
81143
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William H. Radcliffe
Original Owner and Location:
Wiley M. Egan et al., Chicago, IL.
Ownership Notes:
R.P. Fitzgerald, Milwaukee, Philip O. Armour, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
25.5 + 50 x 40", 700hp at 80rpm engine by King Iron Works, Buffalo, NY, 1887. 8'6" x 16', 100 # steam Firebox boilers.
Dimensions
Length:
252.2'
Beam:
39.8'
Depth:
20'
Tonnage (gross):
1677
Tonnage (net):
1380
Capacity:
2100 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Shelter Bay, QUE. St. Lawrence
Date:
  1919
How:
Scrapped.
History

1887, May 18 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI; first cargo, 1900 tons coal; operated Fitzgerald's White Line, Milwaukee, WI.

1907, Jun 28 Owned George B. Taylor, Erie, PA; Pittsburg & Erie Coal Co.

1912, Jun 25 Registered Picton, ONT; C111965; owned Ontario & Quebec Navigation Co.; 253.8 x 39.6 x 20, 1620 gross / 1190 net tons; 2 decks, 2 masts.

1914 Absorbed by Canada Steamship Lines Ltd.

1915 Made a barge, Montreal; 260.7 x 39.9 x 19.8, 1615 gross / 1576 net tons.

1918, Jul 15 Rammed a bridge at Welland, ONT.

1918 Owned Ontario Paper Co.; made a dock, Shelter Bay, QUE.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Canadian Registers
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
John O. Greenwood
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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

EGAN, WILEY M. (1887, Bulk Freighter)
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EGAN, WILEY M. (1887, Bulk Freighter)