LANSING (1887, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
140870
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Trenton, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Linn & Craig
Original Owner and Location:
B. Wilds et al, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
4
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22", 46" x 40", 450hp, 82rpm engine, Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, MI, 1887. 10' x 16', 100# steam firebox boiler, Dry Dock engine Works, 1887.
Dimensions
Length:
251'
Beam:
41.4'
Depth:
19.2'
Tonnage (gross):
1611
Tonnage (net):
1247.52
Capacity:
90,000 bushels
History

1890, Mar 29 Owned D. Whitney et al, Detroit, MI.

1894, Apr 14 Owned D. C. Whitney, Detroit.

1896, Nov 16 Ashore North Two River Point near Manitowoc, WI; towed to Milwaukee & repaired.

1901, Apr 20 Owned J. C. Gilchrist, Cleveland, OH.

1909, Jan 25 Owned Gilchrist Transportation Co., Mentor Special District, OH.

1909 Laid up Milwaukee, WI.

1912, Dec 26 Owned Charles S. Neff, Milwaukee, WI.

1913, Apr 29 Owned F. M. Johnson, Danielson, CT.

1913 Rebuilt as barge for Maine lumber trade.

1915, Jul 22 Owned Albert N. Fletcher et al, Kennebuckport, ME.

1915, Sep 4 Owned Victor A. Heath, Boston, MA.

1916, Mar 13 Owned Lansing Steamship Co., Keyport, NJ.

1916, Jun 1 Renamed DEXTER ROOD, Panama registry.

1919 Rebuilt Stonington, CT.

1921 Sold Italian as LANSING.

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

LANSING (1887, Bulk Freighter)
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