MONTANA (1872, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
90501
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Note: Two stacks; wooden arches
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Alexander Muir & Livingstone
Master Carpenter:
A. W. Smith
Original Owner and Location:
Western Transportation Co., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 + 40 x 36", 700hp @ 75rpm double steeple compound, King Iron Works. Firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
236.3'
Beam:
36.5'
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (gross):
1535.59
Tonnage (net):
1382.51
Capacity:
1500 gross tons / 900,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles off Sulphur Island, Thunder Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
6 Sep 1914
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Bound Detroit, MI - John Island, ONT, she burned to waterline; crew rescued by prop ALPENA.
History

1872, Jun 19 Launched Port Huron; similar to VANDERBILT.

1872, Jun 25 Enrolled Port Huron.

1874, May Damaged by ice, Straits of Mackinac.

1874, Nov Aground Elk Island, St. Clair River.

1874, Dec Stuck on Bar Point, Lake Erie.

1875 Repaired.

1878 Repaired.

1884, Apr 24 Owned Western Transit Co, Buffalo, NY.

1886, Sep 23 Aground Vicksburg, St. Clair River.

1889, Apr Buffalo - Duluth, MN with 1,000 barrels cement, new floor.

1893 Firebox boiler 10' 9" x 15' 6" @ 100# steam by Farrar & Treft.

1895, Aug 17 Sunk in collision with wrecked steamer BRITANNIC near Grosse Isle, Detroit River.

1895, Sep 26 Holed & sank, Portage Canal, bound Duluth - Buffalo with flour.

1897, Aug 28 Aground at Buffalo.

1904, Dec 21 Owned Great Lakes Engineering Works, Ecorse, MI.

1905, May 13 Collision with ROBY; ran this year Buffalo - Green Bay.

1908, Jul 6 Owned Benjamin Tripp & Co, Independence, OH.

1909, Aug 26 Owned Great Lakes Engineering Works, Ecorse, MI.

1909, Nov 1 Owned Gustav van den Steinen, East Cleveland, OH.

1909, Nov 4 Owned Hugh Havey, Detroit.

1909, Nov 4 Owned Theobald Emig, St. Clair, MI.

1910, Feb 25 Owned James E. Sheehan, Detroit, MI.

1910, Apr 20 Owned J. E. Sheehan & George C. Burns, Detroit, MI.

1910, Oct 14 Rebuilt Sturgeon Bay, WI; readmeasured Tonawanda, NY, 236.3 x 36.5 x 13'; 1212.6 gross / 952 net tons, one deck; owned George C. Burns.

1911, Jun 1 Aground Detroit River.

1912, May 3 Owned George A. Kotcher & George C. Burns, Detroit.

1914, Apr 27 Owned George A. Kotcher, Detroit.

1914, Sep 6 Burned, 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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MONTANA (1872, Package Freighter)