MAINE (1862, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
16445
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Stevens & Presley
Original Owner and Location:
Northern Transportation Co., Cleveland
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
30.5 x 36", 311hp engine, Cuyahoga Iron Works, Cleveland. 8 x 18' boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
135.65'
Beam:
25.87'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
392 52/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Marine City, MI.
St. Clair River.
Date:
17 Jul 1911
How:
Fire.
Notes:
Caught fire at owner's dock, total loss.
History

1862, Sep 30 Enrolled, Cleveland, OH; ran Ogdensburg, NY, Detroit, MI & Lake Michigan.

1865, Oct Readmeasured; 133.3 x 26 x 11.8, 446.43 gross tons; 2 decks.

1869, Oct Aground Detroit River; released.

1871, Jul 4 Boiler explosion near Ogdensburg, NY, St. Lawrence River; 4 lives lost.

1876, Mar 23 Owned Northern Transit Co., Rockport, OH.

1877, Sep Struck rock & sunk, St. Mary's River; raised & repaired, Cleveland.

1879, Apr 22 Owned Northern Transit Co., Glen Haven, MI; enrolled Ogdensburg.

1880, May 22 Burned, Port Huron, MI.

1881, May 9 Owned B. Wilds & John Dalzell, Detroit; rebuilt as steam barge, Dunford & Alverson Shipyard, Port Huron; readmeasured 132.3 x 27.8 x 11.8, 332.29 gross tons.

1885, Apr 1 Owned F. Miner et al, Marysville, MI; reboilered; One 9 1/2' x 151", 106# steam, firebox boiler, John McGregor, Detroit.

1887, Oct 23 Aground Milwaukee with cedar.

1888, Mar 23 Owned Allen C. McLean, East Saginaw, MI.

1897, Dec Burned, Tonawanda, NY; rebuilt, Davidson's, West Bay City, MI.

1899, Oct 9 Owned W.A. Avery et al, Detroit.

1901, Jul 18 Aground ST. Mary's River; released.

1902, May 16 Owned Wm. H. Sharp et al, Bay City.

1907, Mar 21 Owned River Transit Co, Inc, Port Huron.

1911, Jul 16 Burned, St. Clair River.

1874, Jun Broke cylinder head, Lake Huron.

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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MAINE (1862, Propeller)