NEVADA (1882, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
130218
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Crosthaite
Original Owner and Location:
John Kelderhouse, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
Machinery from CUYAHOGA (1856) #4264.
Dimensions
Length:
186'
Beam:
30.8'
Depth:
12.1'
Tonnage (gross):
634.24
Tonnage (net):
504.8
Final Disposition
Final Location:
20 miles off Manitowoc, WI (or Two Rivers).
Lake Michigan.
Date:
15 Nov 1890
Final Depth:
25'
How:
Foundered, sunk.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound for Sheboygan, WI, sprang a leak in gale & foundered, towed by steamer MANCHESTER, later sank 7 miles NE of Kewburue.
History

1883, Nov 12 Aground Fighting Island, Detroit River.

1882, Jun 9 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; carried lumber Collingwood, ONT - Chicago, IL.

1882, Oct 5 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1886, Aug Owned Palmer & Johnson, Cleveland, OH.

1887, Apr 26 791.28 gross / 661.12 net tons, owned Palmer & Johnson.

1887, May Collision with schooner C.A. KING at Isle aux Galet, Lake Michigan, cargo ore.

1887, Jun Problems with boiler; towed by schooner JOHN BREDEN; cargo coal; repaired.

1889, Apr 8 Enrolled Sandusky, OH; owned G.W. Doerzbach et al; Sandusky.

1890 Rebuilt at Milwaukee, WI; 2 decks, 170.5 X 30 X 18.2', 779.69 gross / 586.95 net tons.

1890, Jun Stranded on Pilot Island near Escanaba, MI; released by tugs MONARCH & FAVORITE; cargo coal; repaired at Manitowoc, WI.

1890, Nov 8 Foundered, Lake Michigan.

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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NEVADA (1882, Bulk Freighter)