LOUISE (1878, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1878
Official Number:
140288
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John E. Monk
Original Owner and Location:
John Karcher et al., Sandusky, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
17.5 x 9.5" stroke engine by Klotz & Kramer, Sandusky, OH. 6 x 12' tubular boiler, 80 pounds steam by Neil Moore.
Dimensions
Length:
88.6'
Beam:
19.3'
Depth:
8.1'
Tonnage (gross):
83.68
Tonnage (net):
43
Capacity:
40 persons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Erie, PA.
Lake Erie.
Date:
22 Oct 1931
How:
Fire.
Notes:
Burned at Pittsburgh & Erie Dock, hull towed to the East Basin Boneyard, Erie, PA.
History

1878 Built to run passengers & freight to Erie Islands & return with fish from Canada.

1884 Owned Biemiller & Post, Sandusky, OH.

1886 Re-engined, HPNC 20 x 20" stroke, 95hp by K & K, Sandusky; firebox boiler 6'6" x 14', 120 pounds steam, by Portland Boiler, Sandusky.

1893 Owned J.W. Post et al, Sandusky.

1919, Jun 19 Owned Murphy Passenger Service, Chicago, IL.

1920 Owned Kolby Fish Company, Erie, PA.

1930 Renamed HUNTER WILLIS.

1931, May Owned Frank J. Tollon, Erie; rebuilt & cut down to a towing tug.

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

LOUISE (1878, Propeller)
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LOUISE (1878, Propeller)