EDENBORN, WILLIAM (1900, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
81702
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
40
Builder Name:
West Bay City Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
American Steamship Co., Duluth, MN.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
Quadruple Expansion
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16 1/2", 25", 38 1/2", 60" x 40" engine, 1800hp, 80rpm, by American Shipbuilding Co, Cleveland, OH (1906).
Dimensions
Length:
478'
Beam:
52'
Depth:
25.16'
Tonnage (gross):
5085
Tonnage (net):
4431
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Gordon Park, Cleveland, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
  1962
How:
Scuttled.
Notes:
Stripped & scuttled as a breakwall.
History

1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH.

1902 478 x 52 x 30', 5910 gross / 4531 net tons.

1905, Nov 28 Ashore 7 miles southwest of Split Rock Lighthouse, Lake Superior; one life lost.

1906, Sep 5 Released with little damage, towed to Cleveland for repairs.

1927 2 new 12' x 11' watertube boilers by Babcock & Wilcox, 280# steam; built-up cast iron propeller.

1928 478 x 52 x 25', 5186 gross / 4127 net tons.

1952 Owned U.S. Steel Corp, Cleveland.

1956 478 x 52 x 21', 5207 gross / 4147 net tons.

1962 5910 gross tons.

1962, Oct Used as breakwater, Cleveland, OH.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

EDENBORN, WILLIAM (1900, Bulk Freighter)
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EDENBORN, WILLIAM (1900, Bulk Freighter)