CHIPPEWA (1900, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
127440
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
78
Builder Name:
Craig Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Arnold Transit Line, Mackinac Island, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20, 32.5 & 55" x 30" engine, Craig.
Dimensions
Length:
200'
Beam:
34'
Depth:
20'
Tonnage (gross):
996
Tonnage (net):
677
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Oakland, CA.
San Francisco Bay.
Date:
23 Jun 1968
How:
Burned & broken up for scrap.
Notes:
Scrapped.
History

1900 - 1907 Owned Arnold Transit Co., Mackinac Island, MI; Mackinac Island - Sault Ste Marie.

1907 Sold to Block Ball Line, Seattle, WA, (via the horn to the Pacific Ocean).

1907 - 52 Owned Puget Sound Navigation Co., Seattle, WA.

1932 Rebuilt as Double-ended Ferry, repowered with BUSCH - SULZER 8 cylander diesel; 200 x 50.1 x 7.1'; 887 gross tons.

1952 - 66 Owned Washington Toll Bridge Authority, Seattle, WA.

1966 - 1967 Owned Foss Launch & Tug Co., Seattle; readmeasured 2,252 gross / 1,888 net tons.

1967 Owned Isthmian Lines, Inc., New York, NY.

1967 Columbia SS. Co. Ltd., Portland, OR.

1967 - 68 U.S. Maritime Commission, Washington, D.C.

1968, Jun 23 Removed from registry & scrapped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
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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CHIPPEWA (1900, Propeller)