MILWAUKEE (1868, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
17984
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ogdensburg, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
A.C. Keating
Master Carpenter:
C.W. Pearsons
Original Owner and Location:
Northern Transportation Co., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22.5 x 40", 300hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
135.5'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
10.9'
Tonnage (gross):
419.11
Tonnage (net):
192.09
Final Disposition
Final Location:
80 miles northeast of Chicago.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
8 Jul 1886
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Passengers & freight.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Muskegon, MI, sank in collision with propeller C. HICKOX; one life lost.
History

1868, Jul 4 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1868, Nov 25 Collision with prop CITY OF BOSTON at Point Waugoshance, Straits of Mackinaw.

1869, Jun Collision with dredge, Milwaukee, WI.

1869, Jul Damaged in collision, Welland Canal.

1869, Aug Aground, St. Clair Flats.

1869, Dec Broke machinery, Port Colborne.

1871 Ran Ogdensburg, NY - Chicago, IL.

1871, Sep Broke crank pin; repaired Detroit.

1873, May 25 Aground Sherwoods Dock, St. Clair River.

1873, Fall Collision with schooner ARENDEL, Milwaukee.

1874 Aground Bois Blanc, Detroit River.

1875 Boiler shifted; laid up Holland, MI.

1876, Mar 10 Owned Philo Chamberlain, Cleveland.

1876, Mar 23 Owned Northern Transit Co, Rockport, OH.

1879, Apr 22 Owned Northern Transit Co, Glen Haven, MI.

1880, Apr 24 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI.

1881, Apr 20 Owned Giles M. Wing & James W. Morgan, Milwaukee.

1881, Jun 16 Owned E.J. Wing & G.E. Morgan, Milwaukee.

1882, Feb 9 Owned E.J. Wing, C.E. Morgan, & Wm H. Harford, Muskegon.

1883, Apr 8 Rebuilt 279.79 gross tons / 192.09 net tons, one deck.

1883, Jul Aground Fisherman's Reef, Green Bay; released.

1883, Sep 28 Owned Lyman G. Mason, Muskegon.

1886, Jul 9 Sunk, Lake Michigan.

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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