NEWFIELD (1871, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
65037
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sunderland, ENGLAND
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Builder Name:
R. Thompson
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
Two 24, 47 x 30" engines by North Eastern Marine Engineering Co, Sunderland.
Dimensions
Length:
206'
Beam:
29'
Depth:
0'
Tonnage (gross):
785
Final Disposition
Final Location:
White Cove, NS.
Date:
22 Sep 1900
How:
Wrecked.
History

1884 Arrived Milwaukee, WI.

1886 Registered Ottawa; owned Minister of Marine, Ottawa, ONT; 206.4 x 29.1 x 16.8', 509 net tons.

1890, Dec 12 Power magazine explosion, Cape Sable, Nova Scotia; three lives lost.

1900, Sep 22 Wrecked near Digby, Nova Scotia.

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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NEWFIELD (1871, Propeller)