CHISHOLM, HENRY (1880, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
95610
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Thomas Quayle
Master Carpenter:
John Drackett
Original Owner and Location:
Alva Bradley, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
30 & 56 x 48", 1000hp engine, Globe Iron Works. 8'8" x 18', 100# tubular marine boilers.
Dimensions
Length:
256.5'
Beam:
39.3'
Depth:
20.3'
Tonnage (gross):
1775.37
Tonnage (net):
1332.18
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Rock of Ages, Isle Royale, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
20 Oct 1898
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
92,000 bushels of barley.
Notes:
Grounded in gale while seeking shelter, crew escaped in small boats. Boilers were recovered Aug, 1901.
History

1880, Sep 18 Enrolled; to run grain & iron ore trade, Lake Erie - Lake Superior.

1883 Owned Bradley Transportation Co., Cleveland; towed barges AHIRA COBB & CITY OF CLEVELAND.

1887 Owned same; towed ALVAN BRADLEY.

1896 Reboilered Cleveland.

1896, May 28 The follower of the engine broke; repaired.

1898 Owned same; towed barges AHIRA COBB, ADRIATIC, JOHN MARTIN, THOMAS QUAYLE, SOUTHWEST & D.P. RHODES at different times.

1898, OCT 20 Wrecked at Isle Royal.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Beesons Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Great Lakes Historical Society
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Richard J. Wright, Bowling Green State University
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

CHISHOLM, HENRY (1880, Bulk Freighter)
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CHISHOLM, HENRY (1880, Bulk Freighter)