PRATT, PASCAL P. (1888, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
150424
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Hold beams; two stacks
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Quayle & Sons
Original Owner and Location:
James Ash, et.al., Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
25 + 50 x 48", 700hp at 70rpm double compound engine by King Iron Works, Buffalo, New York (1887) 11'6" x 12' scotch boilers at 125 pounds steam by Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo (1887) Wheel, 12'8"
Dimensions
Length:
272.4'
Beam:
40.5'
Depth:
21.5'
Tonnage (gross):
1927
Tonnage (net):
1642
Capacity:
2800 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1 mile Long Point Lighthouse, Lake Erie
Date:
18 Nov 1908
How:
Burned
Final Cargo:
Hard coal
Notes:
Caught fire offshore, ran to beach to save people; machinery & cargo salvaged
History

1888, April 17 Launched Cleveland, Ohio; towed barge ANNIE M. ASH

1895, July 11 Ashore on rocks at False Detour in fog; released

1898 Large repairs; towed A.M. ASH & WADENA

1899 Owned Lakewood Transportation Company, Fairport, Ohio

1901 Towed ATHENS

1903 Owned Lake Erie Towing Company, Cleveland, Ohio

1906, November Damaged in storm; temporarily repaired Sandusky, Ohio

1908, November 18 Burned, Lake Erie

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

PRATT, PASCAL P. (1888, Bulk Freighter)
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PRATT, PASCAL P. (1888, Bulk Freighter)