NORTH AMERICAN (1913, Excursion Vessel)


Year of Build:
1913
Official Number:
211076
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ecorse, MI
Vessel Type:
Excursion Vessel
Note: Cruise ship.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
107
Builder Name:
Great Lakes Engineering Works
Original Owner and Location:
Chicago, Duluth & Georgian Bay Transit, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Quadruple Expansion
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
3
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
17 5/8 + 25 + 36 + 52 X 36" 2,200hp engine by Great Lakes Engine Works (1913). 12' 7" x 12' @ 210 #Steam scotch boilers, oil fired by Marine Boiler Works (1913). Solid bronze prop.
Dimensions
Length:
266'
Beam:
47'
Depth:
17'  7 5/8"
Tonnage (gross):
2317
Tonnage (net):
1262
Final Disposition
Final Location:
29 miles NE Nantucket Island.
Atlantic Ocean.
Date:
13 Sep 1967
How:
Sank.
GPS:
Latitude: 40.46 N Longitude: 68.53.02W
History

1924, Jul 9 Grounded Gray's Reef, Lake Michigan.

1960, Jun 24 Aground St. Lawrence River near Ogdensgburg, NY.

1963, Jul 30 Owned Canadian Holidan Co, Inc, Erie, PA; ran Erie, PA - Port Burwell & Port Dover.

1964 Owned Security People's Trust Co, Erie, PA.

1965 Owned Harold D. Caldwell, Chicago, IL.

1967, Jul 28 Owned Al Kerr (Sailor's International Union), Oradell, NY; training ship, Piney Pt, MD.

1967, Sep 13 Sank 29 miles NE Nantucket Island.

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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