MANISTEE (1867, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
90311
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Plain head & round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Master Carpenter:
E. M. Peck
Original Owner and Location:
Nathan Englemann, Milwaukee, WI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
27 x 80" engine, Cayahoga Works, Cleveland, OH, 1867.
Dimensions
Length:
155.1'
Beam:
27'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
561.39
Final Disposition
Final Location:
West of Keweenaw Peninsula off Eagle Harbor.
Lake Superior.
Date:
16 Nov 1883
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Mixed freight.
Notes:
Nov 10 bound Bayfield, WI for Ontonagon, MI; most of the passengers transferred to propeller CITY OF DULUTH at Bayfield due to violent winds & snow. Nov 16 Left Bayfield, lost on lake; 23 died. 1883, Dec 3 Documents surrendered Chicago.
History

1867, Oct 16 First enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1867, Winter Received addition of cabin & upperworks.

1868, Mar Ran Grand Haven, Muskegon, Pentwater, Pere Marquette & Manistee, MI.

1869, Aug Damaged by collision at Ludington, MI, Lake Michigan.

1870, Dec 23 Owned Englemann Transportation Co., Milwaukee.

1871, Feb Aground Milwaukee, Lake Michigan.

1871, May 3 Rebuilt & lengthened, new arches, Campbell & Owen Co., Detroit, MI; 184 x 30 x 9.1'; 625.93 gross tons; 1 deck.

1871, Jul 26 677.10 gross tons.

1871, Aug Replaced LAC LA BELLE to run Grand Haven, MI & Milwaukee.

1871, Nov Struck pier, Chicago, IL, Lake Michigan.

1872, Jan 21 Broken bottom plank caused waterlog in Milwaukee harbor.

1872, May 27 Ran down schooner S. ROBINSON, 40 mi east Milwaukee port, Lake Michigan.

1873, Feb Trapped in ice pack, northern Lake Michigan; later freed.

1873, Apr 19 Owned Duluth & South Shore Transportation Co., Duluth, MN.

1873, Nov 12 Owned W. R. Stone et al, Duluth.

1874, Mar 10 Owned Duluth Lake Transportation Co., Duluth.

1874, Apr Refitted, Duluth.

1874, Jun Ran Buffalo, NY & Duluth.

1874, Oct Aground Neebish Rapids, St. Mary's River.

1876 - 1885 Duluth link to important lower Lakes shipping.

1876, Apr 18 Owned Sidney Luce, Duluth.

1876, Apr 26 Owned Joseph Austrian & Samuel F. Leopold, Chicago.

1877, Apr Ran Duluth, Ashland, WI & Portage Lake, MI.

1881, Jun Refastened & strengthened, Chicago.

1883, Apr 16 New smokestack by Walsh.

1883, Apr 25 513.47 net tons.

1883, Nov 16 Foundered off Eagle Harbor, MI, Lake Superior.

1883, Dec 3 Documents surrendered, Chicago.

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

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MANISTEE (1867, Propeller)