NICARAGUA (1894, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1894
Official Number:
130669
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Master Carpenter:
James Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
James Davidson, West Bay City.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16", 25" & 42" x 32", 400hp @ 85rpm engine, Frontier Iron Works, Detroit, MI 1884. 12 1/2' x 121", 160psi scotch boiler, Wickes Bros, Saginaw, MI, 1894.
Dimensions
Length:
241'
Beam:
37'
Depth:
13.7'
Tonnage (gross):
1201.64
Tonnage (net):
911.04
Capacity:
1,310,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Montreal, QUE. (Probably)
Date:
  1920
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
Broken up; engine installed in barge THUNDER BAY when rebuilt in 1921.
History

1894, Aug 15 Enrolled Port Huron, MI, lumber carrier; towed PAISLEY & GRAMPIAN.

1898 Towed LIZZIE A. LAW, AMAZON, ABYSSINIA & CHATTANOOGA.

1899, Mar 28 Owned Davidson Steamship Company, Duluth, MN.

1902, Sep 18 Aground Southeast shoal, Lake Erie; released by tug HOME RULE.

1905, Mar 11 Owned Ogdensburg Coal & Towing Co, Ogdensburg, MI.

1906 Boiler replaced with 13.5' x 121", 200psi scotch boiler.

1917, Dec 31 Owned Oswego Navigation Co, Cleveland district.

1919, Feb 24 Owned Montreal Transportation Co, Montreal, QUE, C140963 to haul coal from Oswego, NY - Montreal.

1920 Abandoned.

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

NICARAGUA (1894, Bulk Freighter)
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










NICARAGUA (1894, Bulk Freighter)