COLONIAL (1882, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
126012
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Steel arches & steel boiler house.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
George Presley
Original Owner and Location:
Republic Iron Co., Marquette, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
2
Propulsion Notes:
Two condensing steam engines, 36 x 36". 12 x 18', 60# tubular marine boiler, Globe Iron Works.
Dimensions
Length:
245.5'
Beam:
36.3'
Depth:
22.9'
Tonnage (gross):
1501
Tonnage (net):
1188
Capacity:
2160 tons iron ore
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Rondeau Point, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
12 Nov 1914
How:
Beached in storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
1914, Nov 12 Sprang leak in gale; beached to save crew. 1914, Nov 18 Broke up during storm. 1991 Wreck located near Erieau, ONT.
History

1885, Jun 7 Towed schooner SPECULAR.

1889 Towed A.P GROVER.

1890 Towed GRACE HOLLAND.

1891 Towed GRACE HOLLAND, MAGNETIC.

1892 Towed THOS. GAWN.

1893 Heavily damaged in stranding, Lake Ontario.

1896 Rebuilt; fore & aft engine, 21 & 44 x 36", 725hp, 82rpm, Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH 1882; 1 scotch boiler, 12.25' x 11.5'; 150#, Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, MI 1896.

1899 Owned Moore et al, Cleveland, OH.

1902, May Towed F.A. GEORGER.

1903 Rebuilt.

1913, Nov 22 Owned J.T. Ried et al, Port Huron, MI.

1914, Nov 12 Sprang leak & beached near Rondeau Bay, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Milwaukee Public Library
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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COLONIAL (1882, Bulk Freighter)