KANAWHA (1902, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1902
Official Number:
161199
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
18
Builder Name:
Jenks Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
F.B. & F.P. Chesbrough, Bay City, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
243.42'
Beam:
43.33'
Depth:
23.42'
Tonnage (gross):
2182
Tonnage (net):
1906
Final Disposition
Final Location:
33.8 N x 73.42 W.
Atlantic Ocean.
Date:
16 Mar 1916
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound for Rio de Janiero from Norfolk, VA. Seven crew lost. Twenty-one crew rescued by steamer SANTA MARTA.
History

1904 Taken to Atlantic coast.

1914 Owned American Shipping Company, Belfast, ME.

1916, Mar 16 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

KANAWHA (1902, Bulk Freighter)
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KANAWHA (1902, Bulk Freighter)