TUSCARORA (1890, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
145543
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Note: one stack
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Globe Iron Works
Original Owner and Location:
Lehigh Valley Transit Company, Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
4
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
3
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
24, 38 + 61 x 42", 1500hp at 85rpm engine by Globe Iron Works (1890) 11'10" x 12'10" at 142 pounds steam by Globe Iron Works
Dimensions
Length:
291.4'
Beam:
40.4'
Depth:
22'
Tonnage (gross):
2386
Tonnage (net):
1679
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Cape Breton Island, Gulf of St.Lawrence
Date:
9 Dec 1917
How:
Foundered
Notes:
All hands lost
History

Similar to CAYUGA, SENECA

1892, October Stranded Detroit River opposite Amherstburg, Ontario

1897, October 24 Stranded Thunder Bay Island near Alpena, Michigan,

Lake Huron; released

1901, November 9 Collision with JAMES FOLEY in Milwaukee River

1907, April 17 Broke propeller on heavy ice outside Buffalo breakwater

1907, July 11 Collision with MARYLAND abreast Grand Trunk Railroad

dock dam

1910, April 20 Struck shoal near Cheboygan, Michigan in fog entering

straits of Michigan

1917 Owned Maritime Commission

1917, December 9 Foundered, Gulf of St.Lawrence

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

TUSCARORA (1890, Package Freighter)
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TUSCARORA (1890, Package Freighter)