NORMAN (1890, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
130505
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
36
Builder Name:
Globe Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Menominee Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
24, 38, 61 x 42" engine.
Dimensions
Length:
296.5'
Beam:
40.4'
Depth:
21'
Tonnage (gross):
2304
Tonnage (net):
1860
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 miles NE Middle Island off Rockport, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
30 May 1895
How:
Sunk
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Sunk in collision with lumber hooker JACK in heavy fog; 3 lives lost; survivors rescued by steamer SICKEN. 1896 Salvage efforts failed. 1986 Wreck located.
History

Duplicate of BRITON, ROMAN, GERMAN, GRECIAN, SAXON.

1890, Sep Launched Cleveland, OH.

1892, Oct 6 Collision with steam barge REPUBLIC, Lake George Flats; repaired Cleveland, OH.

1894, Aug Fined for absence of life boats.

1894, Aug 24 Grounded Sugar Island.

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

NORMAN (1890, Bulk Freighter)
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