NASHUA (1868, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
18537
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Ira Lafrinier
Original Owner and Location:
Northern Transportation Co., Cleveland
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
26 x 30, 300hp by Atlantic Works, Boston, MA.
Dimensions
Length:
134.7'
Beam:
25.9'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
440.59
Tonnage (net):
366.57
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Bayfield, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
4 Oct 1892
How:
Capsized & foundered.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Byng Inlet, ONT - Toledo, OH, capsized in gale, losing all 15 crew mid Lake Huron. Drifted ashore near Bayfield 4 days later; was towing C.C.RYAN who survived.
History

1868, Aug 10 Launched Cleveland, OH.

1868, Oct 3 Enrolled Cleveland; freight & passenger service Ogdensburg - Chicago, IL.

1869, May Damaged in collision with schooner TOLEDO, Milwaukee.

1870 Ran on Lake Michigan Line.

1871 5 round trips, Lake Superior.

1872 9 round trips, Lake Superior.

1874, Apr Leaking at Straits of Mackinac.

1876, Mar 10 Owned Philo Chamberlain, Cleveland.

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

1878, Apr Chartered by Flint & Pere Marquette Railway; ran Detroit -

Milwaukee, WI.

1879, Apr 22 Same owners, Glen Haven, MI; ran Chicago - Sarnia, ONT with grain.

1879, Dec Chartered 4 trips Grand Haven - Milwaukee

1880, Nov Chartered Flint & Pere Marquette Railway for winter transit Chicago, Milwaukee & Ludington.

1881, Mar Struck Racine pier.

1882, Apr 1 Owned William E. Warriner, Detroit; ran on Peoples Line

Detroit, Alpena & Mackinac; large repairs.

1884 Ran on Ashley & Mitchell's Steamer Line.

1885 Rebuilt; ran Ward's Line, Hancock - Buffalo.

1886, Apr 21 Owned Charles Hamilton, Buffalo on coal & grain trade.

1886, Nov 17 Aground Grass Island, Green Bay, Lake Michigan.

1888, Apr 27 Owned Sturtevant Lumber Co, Cleveland.

1890 Ran Cleveland - Oscoda, MI in lumber trade.

1891, Mar 30 Owned Decatur B. Millen et al, Detroit; rebuilt as steam barge 134.4 x 25.9 x 11.6', 298.17 gross / 246.22 net tons.

1891, Oct 5 Lost tow WILLIAM YOUNG, sunk in straits.

1892, Apr 22 Owned Wolverine Barge Co, River Rouge, MI.

1892, Oct 4 Foundered, 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

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