LORD, JARVIS (1873, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
75499
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
William B. Marley & Hill
Master Carpenter:
W.B. Morley
Original Owner and Location:
William B. Morley et al., Marine City, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
42 x 32" engine, Desotelle & Hutton, Detroit, MI. 9.5 x 16' tubular boiler, 40# steam.
Dimensions
Length:
178.3'
Beam:
32.6'
Depth:
18'
Tonnage (gross):
770.97
Tonnage (net):
641.06
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Manitou Passage.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
17 Aug 1885
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Bound St. Ignace, MI - Chicago, IL, foundered quickly.
History

1872, Nov Launched; second double decked vessel on Lakes; coarse freight for iron ore & coal trade.

1873, May 19 Enrolled Port Huron.

1874 Ran on Ward's Lake Superior Line, 11 round trips to Lake Superior.

1875, Apr 24 Owned John H. Bartow et al, Buffalo, NY.

1879, Apr 29 Owned M.M. Drake et al, Buffalo.

1880, Mar 29 Chartered by Colton for Wabash Line.

1880, Nov 26 Ashore Turtle Island.

1880, Dec 25 Released.

1881, Sep Ashore Parisen Island 12 miles form Whitefish Point in heavy rain with 32,000 bushels wheat.

1882, Oct In Marquette, MI & Cleveland, OH ore trade.

1883, Mar 26 Owned John W. Moore, H.H. Brown et al, Cleveland; towed barge T.P. SHELDON.

1885, Mar New decks beams, hatches, stringers.

1885, May Towed schooner REINDEER, G.K. KING & CHAMPION in Milwaukee & Chicago grain trade.

1885, Jul 23 Damaged in collision with schooner E.P. ROYCE off Skilligee Light.

1885, Aug 18 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

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

LORD, JARVIS (1873, Bulk Freighter)
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LORD, JARVIS (1873, Bulk Freighter)