BRAZIL (1890, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
3467
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: "Diplicate of AMERICA, 1889".
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
51
Builder Name:
Union Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Maythan & Drake, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
19 1/2, 32 + 52 x 45", 985 hp @ 84 rpm engine form H.G. Trout, Buffalo, NY, 1890. 11 1/2 x 12', 150# scotchg boilers form Lake Erie Boiler Works, 1890.
Dimensions
Length:
276.1'
Beam:
40'
Depth:
21.6'
Tonnage (gross):
2187
Tonnage (net):
1655
Final Disposition
Final Location:
South Chicago, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1943
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
Scrapped sometime between 1943 & 1949.
History

1891, Nov 22 Collieded with & sunk steamer SAMUEL MATHER off Pt. Iroquois, Lake Superior.

1892, Aug 16 Reportedly oat cargo on Lakes to date - 161,000 bushels.

1896 Owned John Kelderhouse et al, Buffalo, NY.

1898 rebuilt at Buffalo as package freighter. Owned Republic Steamship Co.

1904 Owned Wisconsin Transportation Co., Sheboygan, WI.

1913 Owned North American Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH.

1916 Owned Boland & Cornelius, Buffalo.

1916 Owned Lake Erie Transportation Co., Cleveland.

1917 Hold reconstructed.

1919 Owned Great Lakes Transportation Co., Midland, ONT; renamed GLENBARE; C138217, 276 x 40 x 21.25; 2350 gross / 1423 net tons.

c1926 Renamed BRAZIL.

c1928 Owned Illinois Ship & Dredge Co., Chicago. Converted to self-unloading sand dredge at Toledo Shipbuilding Co.; 276.1 x 40.2 x 24.4; 2166 gross / 1655 net tons.

1933 Tonnage change 2186 gross tons.

c1943 Abandoned & scrapped.

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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BRAZIL (1890, Bulk Freighter)