NESHOTO (1889, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
130440
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Quayles Sons
Original Owner and Location:
R.R. Rhoades et al, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
4
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
20, 31 & 52 X 40 engine, 900 hp, 79 rpm by Cleveland Ship Building Co, Cleveland, OH, 1889. 1'6" X 14' scotch boilers, 150# steam by Cleveland Ship Building Co, Cleveland, 1889.
Dimensions
Length:
284.2'
Beam:
42.5'
Depth:
22'
Tonnage (gross):
2255.11
Tonnage (net):
1904.58
Capacity:
2250 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Crisp Point, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
  1908
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Ore.
Notes:
Bound Superior, WI - Buffalo, she stranded when blinded by forest fire smoke, destroyed by later storm before she could be removed.
History

1889, Apr Launched.

1889, May 3 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1890, May 22 Struck & sank barge, O.J. HALE, of Port Sanilac, MI.

1892, Sep Ashore at Keewenaw Point, MI, Lake Superior; cargo coal.

1894, Oct Ashore at Spectale Reef, Lake Huron; cargo ore.

1898, Sep 22 Aground Amherstburg, Detroit River, with iron ore.

1901 Towed MELVIN S. BACON.

1908, Sep 28 Wrecked, Lake Superior.

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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NESHOTO (1889, Bulk Freighter)