DOTY, L. R. (1893, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
141272
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
97
Builder Name:
F. W. Wheeler & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Cuyahoga Transit Co., Cleveland, OH.
Ownership Notes:
W.A. Hawgood, secretary.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20, 33 & 54 x 42", 1,000hp @ 74rpm engine, Frontier Iron Works. (1893) 11 3/4 x 121 scotch boilers, Wickes Brothers, Saginaw. (1893)
Dimensions
Length:
291'
Beam:
41'
Depth:
19.8'
Tonnage (gross):
2056
Tonnage (net):
1709
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Kenosha, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
25 Oct 1898
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
107,000 bushels corn.
Notes:
All 17 crew lost; OLIVE JEANETTE cut loose of tow, safely returned to Chicago, IL.
History

Duplicate of IOSCO; towed barge OLIVE JEANETTE in coal, ore & grain trade.

1893, Jun 16 Maiden trip, 1,900 ton soft coal.

1898, Oct 25 Lost in gale, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Monograph
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

DOTY, L. R. (1893, Bulk Freighter)
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DOTY, L. R. (1893, Bulk Freighter)