IRON QUEEN (1887, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
100413
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
83
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Detroit Transportation Co., Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
242'
Beam:
38.7'
Depth:
17.6'
Tonnage (gross):
1384
Tonnage (net):
1321
Capacity:
85,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Cudlam Beach light, NJ.
Atlantic Ocean.
Date:
16 Jul 1926
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Waterlogged & sunk.
History

1887 Enrolled Detroit; built as a consort to bulk freighters of the Detroit Transportation Co., for use in the iron ore, coal & grain trades.

1888 Towed by IRON AGE with E.A. NICHOLSON & by IRON KING.

1889, Nov Ashore on Grays Reef, Lake Huron; released by tugs GLADIATOR & LEVIATHAN.

1894 1384 gross / 1321 net tons.

1899 Chartered by W.C. Richardson, Cleveland, to carry iron.

1906, May 9 Aground Cleveland, Lake Erie.

1907 Owned D. G. & D. H. Donaldson, Buffalo, NY.

1913 Went to Atlantic Coast; owned New York, NY.

1926 Lost at sea.

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

IRON QUEEN (1887, Schooner-barge)
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IRON QUEEN (1887, Schooner-barge)