JOLIET (1890, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
76873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Cleveland Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Lake Superior Iron Co., Ishpeming, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
17", 29", 47" x 36" engine, 900 hp, 90 rpm by Cleveland Ship Building Co. 11' x 12' scotch boiler, 170# steam. 11.5' porpeller, 14' pitch.
Dimensions
Length:
266'
Beam:
38.16'
Depth:
19.66'
Tonnage (gross):
1921.83
Tonnage (net):
1596.63
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1 mile south of Sarnia, ONT.
St. Clair River.
Date:
22 Sep 1911
How:
Sunk.
Notes:
Rammed at dock by steamer HENRY PHIPPS, dynamited later in fall. 1963 Remains removed by Corps of Engineers.
History

1890, Apr 19 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1890, Aug 28 Grounded above canal Sault Ste. Marie, MI & holed trying to dodge log raft; lightered and released Aug. 30.

1899 Carnegie Steel Co. to run port of former Lake Superior Iron Co. fleet including Joliet.

1900 Owned by Pittsburgh Steamship Co.

1906, Jun 10 Collision with dredge scow, Hay Lake, St. Mary's River.

1906, Aug 3 Released after grounding at Amherstburg, ONT, no damage.

1911 Sunk, St. Clair River.

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

JOLIET (1890, Bulk Freighter)
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