HICKOX, C. (1873, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
125133
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lorain (Black River), OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Henry D.Root
Original Owner and Location:
Owned Charles Hickox et.al., Cleveland, OH.
Ownership Notes:
George W. Calkins, M.C. Younglove.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22 x 24" 300hp at 95rpm, Excelsior Iron Works, Cleveland, OH (1893).
Dimensions
Length:
130.7'
Beam:
24.8'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
314.35
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Main Duck Island.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
2 Dec 1906
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Oswego, NY - homeport Belleville, ONT, ran aground, caught fire & was destroyed.
History

1873, Jul 11 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1874, Jul 20 Owned Kelley Island Lime Co, Charles Hickox, President.

1874, Aug New wheel.

1879, Mar 27 Owned B. Wilds et al Detroit, MI.

1879, May 2 Owned Alex V Mann et al, Muskegon, MI; lumber carrier ran Muskegon to Chicago, IL.

1881, Jun Collision with & sank canal boat, Chicago, IL

1881, Jun 10 Rebuilt, 1 deck, 130.7 x 24.8 x 9', 208.38 gross tons, 140.72 net tons.

1882, Apr Disabled by machinery.

1884 Firebox boiler 7'6" x 14', 90# steam by Johnson Brothers, Ferrysburg.

1886, Jul 9 Collision with & sunk steambarge MILWAUKEE.

1891, Jun 29 Owned Charles G. Forster et.al., Milwaukee, WI.

1900, Apr 5 Owned John M. Reed, Toledo, OH.

1902, May 12 Owned Edward Phillips et.al., Saint Clair, MI to carry brick.

1906, Jul 7 Owned Amanda Smith, Belleville, ONT; 130.7 x 24.8 x 9.8, C103817, 208.38 gross tons, 140.72 net tons.

1906, Dec 2 Burned Lake Ontario.

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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HICKOX, C. (1873, Propeller)