GROVER, MAURICE B. (1887, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
91922
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Double iron arches outside & inside.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
William H. Radcliffe
Original Owner and Location:
M.A. Bradley et.al., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
4
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
30 + 50 x 48 750hp at 75rpm engine by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH. (1887) 12' x 12' scotch boilers at 115 pounds steam by Globe Iron Works (1887).
Dimensions
Length:
272'
Beam:
40.6'
Depth:
21.4'
Tonnage (gross):
1890.20
Tonnage (net):
1585.92
Capacity:
2,400 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pine River, Saint Clair, MI.
Date:
  1910
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1915, Mar 24 Documents surrendered at Cleveland, OH. 1963 Wreck removed.
History

1887, May Launched.

1887, May 24 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; for ore & grain trade.

1887, Oct 23 Aground Sturgeon Bay, Lake Michigan.

1887, Nov Broke wheel at Sault Ste. Marie with coal.

1888 Towed barges MICHIGAN & H.A.KENT.

1889 Towed barges THOMAS QUAYLE & FAYETTE BROWN.

1890 Deck damaged by tower on Blackwell canal.

1891 Ran Duluth, MN - Lake Erie with coal.

1892 Towed A.COBB & NEGAWANEE.

1893, Apr 6 Owned Ohio Transportation Company of North Dover, OH., M.A. Bradley, president.

1898 Towed JOHN MARTIN, SANDUSKY & D.F.RHODES.

1898, May 4 2 Decks, 2 masts, 2213 gross tons; 1803 net tons.

1902, Jul 16 Collision with revenue cutter MICHIGAN at Erie.

1905, Sep Aground & sunk at the cut near Steere's Island, coal laden.

1906, May 6 Rebuilt as schooner barge, 1 deck, 2 masts; engine removed; 281.4 x 40.6 x 23.8' 2147 gross tons; 1986 net tons.

1906, Oct 27 Burned just inside breakwater at Cleveland, OH.

1910 Abandoned.

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

GROVER, MAURICE B. (1887, Bulk Freighter)
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GROVER, MAURICE B. (1887, Bulk Freighter)