LOTUS (1893, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
141298
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Shelter deck vessel, bottom sheathed to run in ice.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Burger & Burger
Original Owner and Location:
Escanaba & Gladstone Transportation Co., Escanaba, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16 + 30 x 24" engine, 550hp at 125rpm by Wilson & Hendrie, Montague, MI, 1893. 8 x 13' firebox boiler, 140# steam by Manitowoc Boiler Works, 1893.
Dimensions
Length:
110.5'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
8.7'
Tonnage (gross):
219
Tonnage (net):
188
Final Disposition
Date:
  1933
How:
Abandoned.
History

1893, Sep 6 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1899 Owned J.B. Moran, Escanaba, MI.

1919 Rebuilt, made a tug, 127 gross / 86 net tons, one deck.

1930 Owned William L. Martin, Cheboygan, MI.

1933 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

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LOTUS (1893, Propeller)