MONKSHAVEN (1882, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
B86632
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
South Shields, ENGLAND
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
J. Readhead
Original Owner and Location:
R. Harrowing, Whitby, England.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
29", 54" x 36", built by the shipyard.
Dimensions
Length:
249'
Beam:
36'
Depth:
17.6'
Tonnage (gross):
1507
Tonnage (net):
963
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Fort William, ONT.
Date:
10 Oct 1906
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Broke from her moorings & went on the rocks.
History

1897 Owned Donald & Taylor, Glasgow, Scotland.

1900 To Lakes, Algoma Central & Hudson Bay Railway, Sault Ste. Marie, ONT; C131333.

1902 Towed barge AGAWA.

1905, Nov 28 Stranded near Pie Island or Angus Island, Lake Superior, 5 miles from Thunder Cape Light.

1906, Aug 11 Recovered, drydocked Duluth, MN; some accounts say not recovered & dynamited for scrap.

1906, Oct 10 Wrecked.

1914, Aug 23 Wrecked, St. Felecite, QUE.

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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