NORTHERN LIGHT (1858, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1858
Official Number:
18114
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Lafrinier & Stevenson
Original Owner and Location:
Hanna, Garretson & Company, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Two 40 x 36" stroke engines by Cuyahoga Steam Furnace Co, Cleveland, OH. 10'6" x 23'6" return flue boiler, 16' flues built at Philadelphia, PA.
Dimensions
Length:
211' 0.72"
Beam:
30' 0.36"
Depth:
12' 2.4"
Tonnage (old style):
744 44/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Harrisville, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
 Aug 1881
How:
Stranded.
Notes:
Stranded & burned; attempts to raise failed, went to pieces in storm. 1881, Dec 10 Enrollment surrendered, Port Huron.
History

1858, May 4 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; built for passenger trade, Cleveland - Lake Superior Ports.

1859, Apr 19 New Philadelphia wheels.

1861, Nov 12 Collision with propeller EVERGREEN CITY on Detroit River.

1861, Sep Collision with schooner M. BALLARD, Lake St. Clair.

1862, Oct Collision with steamer CITY OF CLEVELAND, Detroit River.

1865, May 21 Readmeasured Cleveland 210.33 x 30.2 x 11.25 x 19', 857.78 gross tons.

1869, Oct STruck bottom, Superior City, Lake Superior.

1871, May Lost masthead, Lake Huron.

1873 Machinery removed, sold as a barge

1873, Mar 21 Owned William Kelley & Jerry Green, Bay City, MI, to be used in lumber trade.

1875, Apr 23 Rig changed to barge, Port Huron, MI.

1879 Owned George L. Coleville, Harrisville, MI.

1881, Aug Wrecked, Lake Huron.

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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NORTHERN LIGHT (1858, Propeller)