SCIOTA (1848, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Master Carpenter:
E. Bates
Original Owner and Location:
William Wright, et al, Huron, OH
Ownership Notes:
Enrolled Sandusky, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion Notes:
23" x 42" Corliss engine 7' x 15' boiler, 1848 6'x 6'cast fire boxes
Dimensions
Length:
154.5'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
389 32/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
East of Dunkirk, NY
Lake Erie
Date:
2 Sep 1864
How:
collision
Final Cargo:
12,000 bushels of wheat, 1,700 bushels oats, 100 barrels flour
Notes:
collision with propeller ARCTIC, 9 of 23 lives lost
History

1849, Jun 4 Ashore, North Point?

1851, Apr 15 Owned George W. Holt, et al, Buffalo, NY.

1854, May 27 Owned James C. Evans, et al, Buffalo.

1854, Oct 10 Towed into Cleveland, OH with rudder unshipped during a gale.

1855, May 12 Owned American Transportation Co., Buffalo, Rufus C. Palmer, President.

1857, Sep 22 Lost rudder off Port Washington, Lake Michigan, towed to Milwaukee.

1860, May 2 Owned William Williams, et al, Buffalo.

1860, Nov 15 Collision with unlit, anchored bark DAVID MORRIS, Detroit River; lost mast & demolished her pilothouse.

1860, Nov 28 Ashore in snowstorm below Cleveland, Lake Erie.

1861 Large repairs.

1862, Mar 15 Rebuilt.

1862, Apr 25 Owned J. N. Gardner, et al, Buffalo.

1862, Jun 24 Owned John N. Gardner, Buffalo.

1863, Jan Overhauled & repaired, Bidwell's yard, Buffalo.

1864, Sep 2 Sank by collision, Lake Erie.

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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SCIOTA (1848, Propeller)