ROSEDALE (1888, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
95265
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sunderland, ENGLAND
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
147
Builder Name:
Sunderland Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Canadian Northwest Steamship Co., Ltd., Port Arthur, ONT
Ownership Notes:
Thomas Marks & Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
17, 28 + 46 x 30", 600hp @ 75rpm engine by North Eastern Engine Works, Sutherland, England (1888). 10 x 10' @ 160# steam, scotch boilers by North Eastern Engine Works, Sutherland, England.
Dimensions
Length:
174'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
21'
Tonnage (gross):
1,040
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bristol Channel.
Date:
8 Apr 1919
Notes:
Lost in collision with steamer LUELLA.
History

1888 Enrolled as BR95265; first vessel to carry cargo Montreal, QUE to Chicago, IL without trans-shipment.

1889, Oct 9 Disabled Sand Beach with wheat cargo for Montreal.

1889, Nov 20 Grounded Topsail Island.

1890 Owned Hagerty & Crandle, Toronto, St. Lawrence & Chicago Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.

1890, Fall Lengthened at Polson Iron Works, Owen Sound, ONT; 246.1'; 1,507 gross/ 977 net tons; 3rd mast added; capacity 60,000 bushels.

1892, Jun Aground Mud Lake.

1893, Jul Ashore Knife Island, Lake Superior; repaired West Superior, Duluth, MN.

1893, Oct 16 Cabins stove in by Lake Superior gale.

1897, Apr 4 Ashore Rock Island Reef, upper St. Lawrence River, repaired Detroit.

1897, Dec 4 Stranded East Charity Shoal, Lake Ontario in storm; released later that month.

1898 Rebuilt Kingston, ONT; 246 x 35 x 21.1'; owned Prescott & Lake Superior Navigation Co.

1907, May 18 Owned R.O. & A.B MacKay & C.A. Jacques, Hamilton, ONT; formed Rosedale Ltd, a subsidiary of Island Navigation Co.

1912, Nov 11 Stranded Detour Point, bound Kingston to Fort William.

1915 Refitted Port Arthur for ocean service.

1919, Apr 8 Wrecked Bristol Channel.

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

ROSEDALE (1888, Package Freighter)
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ROSEDALE (1888, Package Freighter)