KENOSHA (1856, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
47013
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Brown's patent capstan.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Luther Moses
Master Carpenter:
Luther Moses
Original Owner and Location:
Charles Ensign et al, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Oscillating
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
28.5" x 42" engine, built Phoenix Foundry by machinist Black. Also noted by Bliss, Cleveland. Vertical boiler. 9.5' Philadelphia wheel.
Dimensions
Length:
194.62'
Beam:
27.85'
Depth:
12.38'
Tonnage (old style):
645 65/95
Tonnage (gross):
325
History

1856, Aug 12 Enrolled Cleveland, ran on People's Line.

1857, Apr 10 Owned James F. Clark, Cleveland, OH.

1857, May 16 Owned Philo P. Moses et al., Cleveland.

1857, Jul 20 Mutiny at Port Washington, Lake Michigan.

1859, May 31 Owned Philo P. Moses, Cleveland.

1859, Nov 17 Owned Horace Benton, Cleveland.

1860, Jan 24 Owned Curtis Benton, et al, Cleveland.

1860, Jun 30 Blew up boiler, Sheboygan, WI, 6 killed, 3 injured; towed to Milwaukee Jun 29.

1860, Nov 25 Hard aground at Bears Rump, Georgian Bay.

1861, Mar 15 Owned William Lacy, Cleveland, 1 deck, 2 masts.

1861, Apr 16 Ashore Lake Ontario in snowstorm neear Oak Orchard Creek.

1862, Apr 29 Ran on anchor, stove hole in bottom, hauled out & repaired.

1862, Nov 4 Owned Robert Montgomery, Buffalo, NY.

1863, Apr 15 Owned Robert Montgomery et al, Buffalo.

1864, Oct 26 Burned at Sarnia, ONT dock.

1865 Rebuilt as a barge, Buffalo.

1868 Owned at Detroit, MI.

1870 Towed by J.S. ESTABROOK with F. LESTER & SANBURY.

1871, Aug Waterlogged at Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1872 Repaired.

1875 Owned A.B. Moore, Bay City, MI.

1876 Owned J.M. Ballentine, Detroit.

1879 Enrollment surrendered, Port Huron, MI.

1885 Enrolled Bay City.

1889 Not listed, List of Merchant Vessels of the United States.

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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KENOSHA (1856, Propeller)