ORR, GEORGE (1896, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
86350
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Chicago Ship Building Co.
Original Owner:
C. W. Elphicke
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20", 33", 54" x 40", 1,000hp, 85rpm engine built Cleveland Ship Building Co. 12' 4" x 11' 6" scotch boilers
Dimensions
Length:
326'
Beam:
42.2'
Depth:
21.8'
Tonnage (gross):
2,872
Tonnage (net):
2,280
History

1898 Broke her high pressure piston head & follower off Point Betsy, Lake Michigan.

1900, Feb Owned Canada Atlantic Transit Co.

1917 Went to Atlantic Coast.

1917, Dec 7 Ashore Prince Edward Island, North side at Savage Harbor.1918

1 photo dated 1918 or 1919 at Buffalo, NY.

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

ORR, GEORGE (1896, Package Freighter)
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ORR, GEORGE (1896, Package Freighter)