ALCYONE (1890, Yacht)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
106736
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Yacht
Note: Hull solid oak, upper works cherry.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Collier Steam Yacht & Engine Works
Original Owner and Location:
Henry F. Balch, Minneapolis, MN
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Compound engines; cylinder 8 x 15, 9" stroke. Boiler vertical, straight tube 7' long, 5'2" diameter, scotch steel, 160# pressure.
Dimensions
Length:
68'
Beam:
12.6'
Depth:
5.6'
Tonnage (gross):
40
Tonnage (net):
22
Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
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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ALCYONE (1890, Yacht)