LAFAYETTE (1900, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
141657
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lorain, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
301
Builder Name:
American Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Pittsburg Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Quadruple Expansion
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18", 26.75", 41", 63" x 42" engine, 2000hp, 75 rpm, by American Shipbuilding Co., Cleveland, OH, 1900. 11'5" x 10' water tube boilers, 250 pounds steam, by Babcock & Wilcox, New York, 1900.
Dimensions
Length:
454'
Beam:
50'
Depth:
28.5'
Tonnage (gross):
5113
Tonnage (net):
3827
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Encampment Island.
Lake Superior.
Date:
28 Nov 1905
How:
Wrecked.
GPS:
Latitude: 47 05' 36"N Longitude: 91 33' 00" W
Notes:
Rammed by tow barge in gale, went ashore. 1906, Feb 6 Enrollment surrendered, Duluth. 1906, Sep 1 Stern section & machinery towed to Duluth; engine to J.S. ASHLEY, 1909.
History

1900, May 31 Launched.

1900, Jul 5 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1900, Jul 23 Owned Pittsburg Steamship Co., West Virginia.

1905, Nov 28 Wrecked, 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

LAFAYETTE (1900, Bulk Freighter)
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