QUEEN OF THE WEST (1881, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
20584
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Crosthwaite
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
Propulsion Notes:
Engine 21.5 & 52 X 42", 675 hp, 70 rpm; by Frontier Iron Works, Buffalo, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
215'
Beam:
32.6'
Depth:
16.4'
Tonnage (gross):
818.84
Tonnage (net):
625
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Fairport, OH
Lake Erie.
Date:
20 Aug 1903
How:
Hull failure, foundered.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Sprang a leak aft in a mild blow.
History

1881, May 9 Enbrolled Port Huron, MI; owned John kelderhouse, Buffalo, NY.

1881, May 25 Struck a reef attempting to enter Forestville.

1881, May 27 Enrolled Buffalo.

1886, Aug 19 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; owned John H. Palmer et al, Cleveland.

1886, 1889? 1 firebox boiler 9'6" X 16', 100# steam; by Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo, 1886.

1893, Mar 11 Owned J.T. Hutchinson, et al, Cleveland.

1898, Mar 18 Owned Queen Transit Co., Willoughby Township, OH; J.T. Hutchinson et al, agent.

1898, Mar 23 Change managing owner to A.O. Reeve et al, Milwaukee, WI.

1901 Rebuilt, 2 mast.

1901, May 15 Readmeasured 876 gross / 588 net tons.

1903, Aug 20 Founderes.

1903, Dec 18 Documents surrendered "Foundered at Fairport, OH".

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

QUEEN OF THE WEST (1881, Bulk Freighter)
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QUEEN OF THE WEST (1881, Bulk Freighter)