ANTELOPE (1861, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
571
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport (Marine City), MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passenger and freight may have been laid down as a sidewheeler, completed as a propeller plain head and round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Joseph L. Wolverton
Original Owner and Location:
Eber W. Owens, St. Clair, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
36" cylinder by 40" stroke engine from C. Kellogg Works, Detroit Nine pumps. Two Philadelphia wheels 9.5' diameter.
Dimensions
Length:
186'
Beam:
31'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
600 83/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Michigan Island
Lake Superior.
Date:
7 Oct 1897
How:
Foundered in heavy seas.
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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ANTELOPE (1861, Propeller)