SAILOR BOY (1891, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1891
Official Number:
116393
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
F.W. Wheeler & Williams
Original Owner and Location:
Bay Line & Fire Boat Co., Bay City, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
9, 18 x 18", 215hp @ 100rpm engine (1891). 5'9" x 11' @ 150# steam, scotch boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
91'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
6.5'
Tonnage (gross):
162
Tonnage (net):
111
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Osceola Point, Hancock, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
12 May 1921
How:
Burned at dock.
Notes:
Date also listed as 1923.
History

1899 Owned R. Armstrong, Bay City.

1901 Owned J.E. Spalding, Port Clinton, OH.

1908 New 7 x 10' @ 150# steam, scotch boiler by Johnston Brothers, Ferrysburg.

1920 Owned Hart Transportation Co., Green Bay, WI.

1921, May 12 Burned, Hancock, MI, Lake Superior.

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

SAILOR BOY (1891, Propeller)
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SAILOR BOY (1891, Propeller)