MARIPOSA (1892, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
92448
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
48
Builder Name:
Globe Iron Works
Original Owner and Location:
Minnesota Steamship Co., Duluth, MN.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
Dimensions
Length:
330.1'
Beam:
45.2'
Depth:
20.3'
Tonnage (gross):
2831
Tonnage (net):
2306
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hamilton, ONT.
Date:
 Aug 1947
How:
Scrapped.
History

1892, Jun Launched Cleveland, OH; duplicate of MINNESOTA; carried ore for Minnesota Iron Co.

1893, Jul Record trip Sault Ste. Marie - Two Harbors; 23 hours 45 minutes.

1894, Jun 16 Leaking after striking rock on White Shoal.

1897, Jul 27 Collision with steamer SELWYN EDDY off Manitou, Lake Superior, in thick fog.

1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steamship Co, Cleveland, OH.

1905, Nov 28 Aground Split Rock, Lake Superior.

1929 Owned Buckeye Steamship Co, Cleveland.

1943 Traded in to United States Maritime Commission; chartered to Buckeye.

1944, Aug 3 Collision with MANITOBA in fog on Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior.

1947, Aug Scrapped Hamilton, ONT.

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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