MISSOULA (1887, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
91928
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Two stacks.
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Thomas Quayle & Sons
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas Wilson et al., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
4
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
Propulsion Notes:
22, 32 + 52 x 42"
Dimensions
Length:
272'
Beam:
40.6'
Depth:
21'
Tonnage (gross):
1926.88
Tonnage (net):
1585.33
Capacity:
24,000 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
South Shore, Caribou Island.
Lake Superior.
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Foundered in storm, crew landed at Caribou Island; vessel came to rest on Michipicoten Island.
History

1887, Jun 21 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1888 Towed barge MONTEREY.

1889, May Ran into IRON DUKES tow line near Sugar Island.

1890, Mar 27 Owned Wilson Transit Co, Wickliffe, OH, Thomas Wilson, President.

1891, Nov Machinery disabled off Keweenaw Point.

1892, Aug 22 Aground Sugar Island, St. Mary's River; released.

1893, Apr Ran on Lighthouse Reef near Cheboygan, Michigan; collision with whaleback barge; crew found 3 days later Cockburn Island.

1893, Apr 26 Aground Lighthouse Point, Lake Huron; collision with whaleback barge 103; released by tug MERRICK; repaired Cheboygan, MI.

1893, Oct Towed JOHN MCGEE.

1893, Oct 10 Shaft broken off, Keweenaw Point; towed by ALVA & C.TOWER, JR.

1895, Nov 22 Foundered, 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

MISSOULA (1887, Bulk Freighter)
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MISSOULA (1887, Bulk Freighter)