TRUANT (1892, Yacht)


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
145626
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bristol, RI
Vessel Type:
Yacht
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
Herreschoff Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Truman Newberry, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10 1/2, 16 & 25 x 13 1/2, 450hp @ 220rpm stroke engine 7' 8" x 7' 8", 220# steam watertube boiler, Herreschoff Mfg. Co, Bristol, RI
Dimensions
Length:
120'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
100
Tonnage (net):
50
History

1899 Owned Helen S. Newberry, Detroit.

1922 Owned Samuel Insull, Chicago.

1938 Owned Henry Ford, Dearborn, MI.

1941, Jul 3 Chartered by U. S. Navy, used as training vessel.

1943, Nov 17 Decommissioned, returned to Henry Ford.

1945 Reported abandoned, broken up at Ford Rouge Plant, Dearborn, MI.

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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TRUANT (1892, Yacht)