MOORE, SMITH (1880, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
115721
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Plain head & round stern.
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
George Presley & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Smith Moore et.al., Cleveland.
Ownership Notes:
F.W. Pelton, Cleveland H.H. Brown, Cleveland J.W. Moore, Cleveland Maria L. Pankhurst, Cleveland Jno. B. Cowle, Cleveland H.D. Coffinberry, Cleveland
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
32 x 36" engine, Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH. 10.5 x 18', 60 pounds steam firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
223.4'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
18'
Tonnage (gross):
1191.42
Tonnage (net):
1000.22
Capacity:
1600 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Grand Island, near Munising, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
13 Jul 1889
Final Depth:
95'
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
1743 tons of iron ore.
Notes:
Struck by steamer JAMES PICKAND in dense fog,assisted by M.M. DRAKE after fog lifted, but sank en route to Munising. 1889, Dec 21 Documents surrendered.
History

1880, Jul 29 Launched.

1880, Aug 9 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; entered grain trade.

1881 - 1885 Operated in ore trade between Cleveland & Marquette, MI.

1881, Feb 20 Released from grounding, Toledo, OH.

1884, Sep 6 Damaged by fire while unloading cargo at Sandusky, OH.

1885, Apr 30 Owned H.H. Brown, et al, Cleveland.

1885 Towed GRACE HOLLAND.

1887, May Boiler rebuilt by Iron Bay Manufacturing Co.

1887 Towed JUDA & S.H.KIMBALL, maybe FAYETTE BROWN &/or ALTA.

1889 Towed J.C. KING.

1889, Feb 20 Contracted to quarry & pile on breakwater rocks for Powell & Mitchell.

1889, Jul 13 Sunk, Lake Superior.

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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