WATT, JAMES (1896, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
77236
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Cleveland Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Bessemer Steamship co., Duluth, MN
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
3
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
25, 40, 68 x 42", 2,000hp @ 80rpm engine by Cleveland Shipbuilding Co., 1896. 13 x 13' @ 175# steam, scotch boilers by Cleveland Shipbuilding Co.
Dimensions
Length:
405'
Beam:
48'
Depth:
28'
Tonnage (gross):
4,090.28
Tonnage (net):
3,105.48
History

1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steam Ship Co.

1914 Two 16' x 11'6" induced draft scotch boilers by American Ship Building Co., Lorain, OH.

1925 Reconstructed steel arches installed, old second deck removed, 3,807 gross tons.

1928 Owned Jenkins Steam Ship Co.

1936 Owned Carriers Transport Corporation.

1937 Owned Erie Steamship Co.

1938 Owned Nicholson Transit Co.; 3,853 gross tons.

1961 Owned Acme Scrap Co., Ashtabula, OH.

1961, Jul 16 Went through Welland Canal under her own power, then towed across Atlantic Ocean.

1961, Sep 25 Arrived at Gizon, Spain scrapping dock.

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

WATT, JAMES (1896, Bulk Freighter)
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WATT, JAMES (1896, Bulk Freighter)