NIPIGON (1874, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
71608
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A. Cantin
Original Owner and Location:
Hamilton & Pearce, Montreal
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
26 x 30" engine by G. Brush, Montreal, QUE.
Dimensions
Length:
143'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10.33'
Tonnage (gross):
604
Tonnage (net):
385
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sanilac, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
20 Jun 1893
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Crew rescued by propeller KALKASKA; hulk towed to Port Huron, machinery removed.
History

1873, Sep 7 Launched.

1876 - 77 Laid up.

1877 Owned H. & A. Allan, Montreal, QUE.

1886 Owned M. Ryan, QUE.

1886, May 24 Aground Lake Michigan.

1886, May 27 Enrolled Cape Vincent, NY.

1886, Nov 15 Damaged by fire, Clayton, NY.

1887 Renamed STEPHEN C. CLARKE, US116161, 140 x 26 x 10.16', 276.45 gross / 215.25 net tons.

1887, Jul 2 Collision with schooner M.P. BARKALOW at Cleveland, OH.

1893, Jun 20 Burned, Lake Huron.

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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NIPIGON (1874, Propeller)