CITY OF BENTON HARBOR (1904, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1904
Official Number:
200919
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Passenger & package trade; 9 watertight bulkheads; 125 staterooms with excursion capacity over 3,500.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
Craig Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Graham & Morton Transportation Co., Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Inclined Compound
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
4
Propulsion Notes:
38, 55 & 55" x 78", 3,000hp @45rpm engine. 12' 10" x 13' 6",150#, scotch boilers from Marine Boilerworks of Toledo, OH.
Dimensions
Length:
251.8'
Beam:
36.5'
Depth:
14.4'
Tonnage (gross):
1286
Tonnage (net):
811
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1940
How:
Scrapped.
History

1924 Owned Goodrich Transportation Co., Chicago.

1933 Repossessed by Michigan Trust Co.

1935, Dec 16 Purchased by Capt. John Roen of Sturgeon Bay, WI.

1936 Used as show boat in Sturgeon Bay & Green Bay, WI, Lake Michigan.

1936 - 7 Removed to Roen yard, Sturgeon Bay.

1938, Nov 24 Gutted by fire.

1940 Scrapped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Monograph
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

CITY OF BENTON HARBOR (1904, Steamer)
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CITY OF BENTON HARBOR (1904, Steamer)