HALE, E.B. (1874, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
135012
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Alva Bradley, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
2 condensing engines 36 x 36" stroke. 1 boiler 11.6 x 18', 55# pressure built Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH.
Dimensions
Length:
217.8'
Beam:
34.8'
Depth:
17.9'
Tonnage (gross):
1186
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Point aux Barques, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
8 Oct 1897
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Steel billets.
Notes:
Lost engine, cargo shifted in storm causing leak, sunk bow first, all crew rescued by steamer NEBRASKA.
History

1874, Jun 11 Launched Cleveland, OH; built for iron ore, coal & grain trade.

1874, Jun 20 Enrolled Cleveland.

1874, Jun 21 Arrived Detroit on 1st trip.

1880 Towed ALVA BRADLEY in ore trade.

1881, May 9 Engine broke down while leaving Cleveland; repaired.

1882, Oct 31 Damaged on Sault River by grounding & collision by consort ESCANABA.

1883 Towed A. BRADLEY.

1886, Aug Ashore on Pancake shoal, Lake Superior; jettisoned cargo, released.

1894, Aug Aground St. Mary's River; released after lightering 300 tons of ore.

1897 Lost on Lake Huron.

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

HALE, E.B. (1874, Bulk Freighter)
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HALE, E.B. (1874, Bulk Freighter)