CITY OF EVERETT (1893, Whaleback)


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
127055
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Everett, WA
Vessel Type:
Whaleback
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
301
Builder Name:
Pacific Steel Barge Co.
Original Owner:
Pacific Steel Barge Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
4
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
24, 38 & 64 x 42, 2200hp by Frontier Iron Works, Detroit. 11 x 11' tested 165# built by Wickes Brothers, Saginaw, MI.
Dimensions
Length:
360'
Beam:
42'
Depth:
26' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
2504
Tonnage (net):
1,858.28
Capacity:
4,350 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Gulf of Mexico
Date:
 Oct 1923
Notes:
Presumed foundered at sea, left Satiago, Cuba, Oct 7, 1923; never heard from since.
History

1894, Oct 24 Launched at Everett, WA; only whaleback of Capt. Alexander Mc Dougall's Design built there; largest vessel afloat in the pacific at the time; cost $250,000.

1894 - 1923 Sailed saltwater for entire career; first American vessel to pass through Suez Canal, Red Sea & circumnavigate the world

1898 Put into Malaga, Spain for water & bunkers, Accidently "captured" town during Spanish & American War.

1903, Sep 8 Burned at dock, Port Arthur, TX; Captain Pumped out & managed to sail all the way to New York, NY for repairs.

1904 Rebuilt New York as tank vessel for Standard Oil Co., 346 x 42.1 x 22.9', 2595 gross tons, 1939 net tons.

1923 Lost at sea.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. Patrick Labadie
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 EVERETT (1893, Whaleback)
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










CITY OF EVERETT (1893, Whaleback)