CITY OF ERIE (1898, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1898
Official Number:
127242
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wyandotte, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Passenger & Freight.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
3
Hull Number:
126
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Co., Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
6
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
54, 80, & 96 x 144", 2200hp @ 31rpm triple expansion engine by Fletcher & Co. Six 12.6 x 11.9' scotch boilers.
Dimensions
Length:
316'
Beam:
44'
Depth:
29'
Tonnage (gross):
2498
Tonnage (net):
1280
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cleveland, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
  1941
How:
Scrapped.
Notes:
Scrapped at Otis Steel Co., Cuyahoga River.
History

1898 Launched at Wyandotte, MI.

1898, Jun On maiden voyage Detroit - Cleveland, raced & beat FRANK E. KIRBY to Put In Bay.

1898, Dec 3 "Made run Cleveland - Lorain at 23 8/100mph, fastest time ever on lakes at this time."

1898 - 1938 Cleveland - Buffalo, except 1914 - 15 Cleveland - Cedar Point - Put In Bay.

1901, Jun 4 Raced TASHMOO, Cleveland - Erie, PA, 100 miles, won by 45 seconds.

1938 Laid up Cleveland.

1941 Dismantled & scrapped, Cleveland.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Beesons Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
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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