MYSTIC (1871, Excursion Vessel)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
90313
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Excursion Vessel
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John E. Monk
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
Propulsion Notes:
9 + 16 x 12", 225hp engine, Klotz & Kramer Works, Sandusky, OH.
Dimensions
Length:
76.5'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
8.8'
Tonnage (gross):
63.52
Tonnage (net):
31.76
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Breakwater, Amnicon River.
Date:
  1942
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1942 Registry closed.
History

1871, Oct Launched.

1871, Oct 16 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1872, Jun Collided with & sunk tug ODDFELLOW.

1873 Owned George A. Marsh, Sandusky, OH.

1877, Aug 11 Inspected Sandusky, owned Marsh & Co., Sandusky; HPNC 20 x 22" engine; 1 tubular boiler 6.5 x 12' @ 90# steam by Philip Riter Boiler Works; 15 passenger capacity.

1879 Owned A.L. Marsh, Sandusky.

1880, Nov 2 To Leamington, ONT to raise hull of LAKE BREEZE.

1881 Repaired & repainted.

1883 Repaired.

1887 Owned Eliza Cornwall, Port Huron District.

1887, Oct Struck International Bridge at Sault Ste. Marie, towing raft of logs.

1891, Aug 24 Owned J.C. Helms & A.F. Swanstrom, Duluth, MN.

1893 Owned Smith Fee Tug Co.; chartered to Stevens; repaired.

1893, Aug 12 Owned B.B. Inman Tug Line, Duluth.

1895, Mar 2 Owned J.C. Helm & A.F. Swanstrom.

1898, Jan 18 Owned D.E. Stevens, Duluth.

1899, Oct Blamed for collision of steamer PEERLESS & schooner STEWART.

1906 Owned James Pryor, Houghton, MI.

1909 Owned A.S. McDonald, Duluth.

1910 Owned Zenith Dredge Co., Duluth, A.S. McDonald; reboilered Brothers Co. firebox boiler.

1930's Laid up durning depression, Zenith Dredge Shipyard.

1939 In commission at Houghton, MI.

1937, Aug 4 Holed & sank, Keweenaw Penisula enroute to Portage Canal; raised week or 2 later; repaired Houghton.

1940 Dismantled; hull sank as breakwater, Amnicon River.

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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