MARUBA (1890, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
92191
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
33
Builder Name:
Globe Iron Works
Original Owner and Location:
Minnesota Steamship Company, Duluth, Minnesota
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine: 24, 38 + 61 x 42" stroke, 1200 hp @ 80 rpm, built by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, Ohio Boilers: Scotch boilers, 14 x 12'6", 160# steam, built by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, Ohio
Dimensions
Length:
290.6'
Beam:
40.3'
Depth:
21.1'
Tonnage (gross):
2311
Tonnage (net):
1836
Final Disposition
Date:
  1932
How:
Abandoned.
History

1890, May 17 Launched Cleveland, Ohio.

1892, Oct 29 Aground Cleveland, Lake Erie; ore laden.

1900, Jul 26 Collision with steam barge JAMES WATT, Fighting Island, Detroit River.

1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steamship Company, Duluth, MN.

1911 Owned Lakewood Steamship Company, Cleveland.

1918 Requisitioned by War Shipping Board for service on salt water,

converted at Great Lakes Engineering Works, Ashtabula, Ohio; admeasured 300 x 40.3 x 21.1, 2637 gross/1487 net tons; cut in half to transit Welland Canal, rejoined at Quebec.

1923 Returned to Lakes, cut in half at Montreal; rejoined at Ashtabula.

1924 Owned Inter-Coast Steamship Company, Boston, MA.

1925 Owned Thompson Transit Company, Cleveland.

1930 Reported abandoned, Cleveland.

1932 Sunk as part of a landfill project in Cleveland Harbor.

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

MARUBA (1890, Bulk Freighter)
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MARUBA (1890, Bulk Freighter)