KALIYUGA (1887, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
14458
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saint Clair, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Ore trade.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Simon Langell
Original Owner and Location:
Saint Clair Steamship Co., East China, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
4
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
28 + 54" cylinders by 45" stroke, 750hp at 85rpm, by S.F. Hodge, Detroit, 1887. 12' x 12' scotch boilers, 105 pounds, by McGregor Boiler Works, Detroit, 1887.
Dimensions
Length:
269.6'
Beam:
40.2'
Depth:
20.7'
Tonnage (gross):
1941
Tonnage (net):
1581
Capacity:
about 2400 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Huron, off Presque Isle, Michigan
Date:
19 Oct 1905
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Bound Marquette - Cleveland, foundered in "Great Gale of 1905" with all hands (17) lost.
History

1887, Jun 21 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1887, Aug Towed ERASTUS CORNING.

1888-1899 Towed barge FONTANA.

1895, Aug 5 Grounded Bois Blanc Island, Lake Huron, in fog, jettisoned 300 tons soft coal cargo; released by tugs DIANA & STROHN following day.

1897, Jul 24 Aground Ballard's Reef, Detroit River, ore laden; released.

1901, Apr 3 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1905, Oct 19 Foundered.

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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KALIYUGA (1887, Bulk Freighter)