INTER OCEAN (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
100046
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
23
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Master Carpenter:
Stephen R. Kirby
Original Owner and Location:
Henry Esseltyn, John Fowler, William Merrick, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
213.6'
Beam:
36.4'
Depth:
11.9'
Tonnage (gross):
1150.40
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Erie Basin, Buffalo, NY.
Date:
30 Aug 1905
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1906, Mar 14 Dismantled; hull scrapped. 1914 Removed.
History

1872, Aug 24 Enrolled Detroit, MI; ran as tow barge.

1872, Sep 17 Aground St. Clair Flats; released.

1873, Apr 30 Changed to twin screw steamer; 2 decks, 2 masts, 1068.46 gross / 940.25 net tons, two 42 x 32 low pressure engines by Dry Dock Engine Works NO.47 (1872) 1 firebox boiler 9' x 151; towed ARGONAUT and ANNIE VOUGHT.

1878, Aug 3 Collision with schooner J.P.WARD at Chicago.

1879, Mar 31 Owned Escanaba & Lake Michigan Transportation Co., St. Clair, MI; T.C. Owens, president; grain trade.

1880, Nov Removed one engine to ARGONAUT; wintered Cleveland, OH.

1882 Ashore Pyramid Point, foot Lake Michigan, opposite North Manitou Island, cargo coal.

1885 Escanaba ore trade.

1887 Repowered 22, 44 x 32" steeple compound engine, 380hp @ 89rpm by Dry Dock Engine Works; 1 firebox boiler, 9 x 15 @ 110# steam by Central Boiler Works.

1887, May Aground Mud Lake, St. Mary's River.

1889, Mar 4 Owned Henry W. Watson, Buffalo, NY.

1892 Cleared from Marinette with 1,030,000' lumber.

1894, Aug 16 Coal laden, grounded Round Island.

1896 Towed KATE WINSLOW.

1897, Jun Collision with propeller IROQUOIS & grounded Windsor with 65,000 bushels corn.

1903, Aug 17 Owned Cornelius S. Mahoney et al, Buffalo, NY.

1905 Abandoned.

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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INTER OCEAN (1872, Schooner)