GRANITE STATE (1852, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
10815
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ohio City (Cleveland), OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Canaller; wooden arch on each side built in.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Moses & Quayle
Original Owner and Location:
Philo Chamberlain & J. W. Crawford, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
Oscillating engine, Cuyahoga Works by Edmond Reese.
Dimensions
Length:
137' 4"
Beam:
24' 10"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
351 73/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
South Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
3 Oct 1881
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Cedar.
Notes:
Leaking, was run ashore & stranded on reef near Claybanks pier; went to pieces before she could be salvaged. 1882, Sep Engine recovered.
History

1852, Sep 1 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; ran Ogdensburg, NY to ports all over upper Lakes in Freight trade.

1853, Dec 17 Struck pier at Cleveland harbor in heavy weather with 100 barrels salt; released 2 days later.

1853, Dec Ran Cleveland - Buffalo, NY; aground, Cleveland.

1854 351.73 tons.

1855, Oct 23 Owned Northern Transportation Co., George A. Eddy, Director; ran Cleveland, OH - Ogdensburg, NY.

1861 Strengthened.

1861, Jun Broke machinery, Mackinaw.

1862, Jul Damaged in collision with schooner AUSTRALIA, Welland Canal.

1863 Lake Michigan Line.

1864, May 20 Readmeasured 136.2 x 24 x 10', 428.82 gross tons; US10815.

1866, Mar Rebuilt Detroit; Lake Erie Line.

1867, Aug Collision, Lake Erie, with schooner.

1868 428.82 gross tons.

1869, Jul Collision with bark THERMUTIS, Welland Canal.

1869, Nov Ashore Stave Island near Kelley's Island; filled & sank; raised & repaired, Clark's Dry Dock, Detroit, MI.

1872, May Collision with scow FANNIE, Put in Bay.

1876, Mar 10 Owned Philo Chamberlain, Cleveland.

1876, Mar 23 Owned Northern Transit Co., Rockport, OH.

1877 Ran Chicago & Milwauklee - Lake Ontario.

1879 Same owner, Glen Haven, MI.

1880 Chartered by traveling circus on Lake Michigan.

1881, Aug 5 Owned William A. Russell, Chicago, IL; passenger accomodations removed; ran Chicago - northern Canadian lumber ports.

1881, Oct 3 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

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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GRANITE STATE (1852, Propeller)