BROWN, HARVEY H. (1894, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1894
Official Number:
96261
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Largest vessel on Lakes when she was new.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Northwestern Transportation Co., Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22, 37 & 56" x 44" stroke, 1000hp at 86rpm engine, Dry Dock Engine Works. 13'8" x 12' Scotch boilers, 160 pounds steam.
Dimensions
Length:
352'
Beam:
41.6'
Depth:
25'
Tonnage (gross):
2673
Tonnage (net):
1874
Capacity:
4,000 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Boston, MA
Date:
  1928
How:
Broken up.
History

1894, Mar 15 Launched at Detroit, MI; will carry ore from Two Harbors.

1894, Oct 25 Carried 115,000 bushels wheat to Buffalo.

1898, Dec Ashore three miles above Fort Gratiot light with cargo wheat.

1915 To Atlantic coast.

1917, Jul 30 Stranded, Penobscot River, Bangor, Maine; toed to Boston.

1927 Broken up.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society
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

BROWN,  HARVEY H. (1894, Bulk Freighter)
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