NEOSHO (1888, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
130410
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Thomas Quayle & Sons
Original Owner and Location:
R.R. Rhoades, et al, Cleveland
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
4
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
27 & 54 X 4.8" engine by Frontier Engine Works or H.G. Trout, Buffalo, NY, 1888. 10 X 16'6" fire box boilers, 125#, from Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo, NY, 1888.
Dimensions
Length:
266'
Beam:
41'
Depth:
21'
Tonnage (gross):
1982.98
Tonnage (net):
1659.12
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Fenwick Light Vessel, DE.
Atlantic Ocean.
Date:
19 Aug 1919
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Norfolk, VA - New Bedford, MA, in tow of tug NORFOLK, sprang a leak & foundered.
History

1890, Jul Broken wheel leaving Chicago, IL.

1888, Jul 20 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1889 Towed RHODES.

1892, Sep Aground near Keweenaw Point, MI, cargo coal; released by tug FAVORITE, repaired Milwaukee.

1894, Apr Aground Point aux Frene, MI, cargo ore; released.

1894, Sep 29 Rebuilt; bound Ashtabula - Chicago.

1894, Oct 1 Wrecked at Spectacle Reef, MI, Lake Huron; cargo ore.

1894, Nov Sold by Deputy Marshall Pratt to C.H. Starke et al; rebuilt at Milwaukee, WI.

1917 Reduced to a steamer-barge & sent to Atlantic Coast.

1917, Apr 23 Sold by T. Ewing to Northern Transportation Co, Baltimore, MD.

1918 Rig changed to schooner barge; 253.66 x 41 x 20.66', 1857 gross / 1790 net tons.

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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