OHIO (1875, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
19438
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
John F. Squires
Master Carpenter:
John F. Squires
Original Owner and Location:
John C. Estes et al, Sandusky, OH
Ownership Notes:
Sandusky & Saginaw Transportation Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
4
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
42 x 36" condesing steam engine. 9 1/2 x 18', 60# steam, tubular marine boiler built by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH, 1875.
Dimensions
Length:
203.2'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
18.6'
Tonnage (gross):
1,101.8
Tonnage (net):
850.82
Capacity:
55,000 bushels or 1,600 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
8-10 miles NE of Presque Isle, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
26 Sep 1894
How:
Collided with schooner IRONTON.
Final Cargo:
flour, feed.
Notes:
Bound Duluth, MN to Ogdensburg, NY; both vessels sank; IRONTON in tow of steamer C.J. KERSHAW. 1894, Oct 1 Documents surrendered.
History

1875, Apr 16/17 Launched.

1875, Jul Stack lengthened.

1875, Sep Beached _ River.

1881 Towed consorts C.N. RYAN & J.T. JOHNSON.

1883 New boiler.

1884 Burned, Toledo, OH.

1889, Apr 1 Owned L.P. Mason et al, Saginaw, MI; towed consort ST. LAWRENCE.

1890, May 19 Collided with & sunk by steamer SIBERIA, Mud Lake, St. Mary's River; raised in August.

1891, Aug 7 Owned Charles W. Elphicke et al, Chicago, IL.

1893, Apr Machinery disabled & rudder lost in Lake Huron storm.

1894, Apr Converted for package freight & operated by Duluth & Ogdensburg Transit Co.

1894, Aug Aground, Squirrel Island, St. Mary's River.

1894, Sep 26 Sunk by collision.

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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OHIO (1875, Bulk Freighter)