MANITOWOC (1868, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
90456
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Green S. Rand
Original Owner and Location:
A.E. Goodrich, Chicago, IL.
Ownership Notes:
Goodrich Transportation Co., Manitowoc, WI (or Chicago, IL).
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
Machinery from MAY QUEEN (1853) 46" x 132", 450 hp, 18 rpm low pressure vertical beam condensing engine by Fletcher & Co., Hoboken, New Jersey (or by De Craff & Kendrick) 9 x 181, 35 pounds firebox boilers, Cuyahoga Iron Works, Cleveland, OH.
Dimensions
Length:
211.7'
Beam:
52'  (or 29)"
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (gross):
569
Final Disposition
Final Location:
North Manitou Island.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1900
How:
Wrecked, abandoned.
Notes:
1900, November 10 Ashore & wrecked, documents surrendered. Last owned Hamermill Paper Co., Port Huron, MI.
History

1867, Aug 17 Launched.

1868, Apr 25 Enrolled Milwaukee District, ran Chicago, IL - Milwaukee, WI.

1868 - 1869 To Rand's shipyard "bustled" (given false sides to make more buoyant).

1869, Apr Damaged in collision with schooner JEFFERSON, Chicago, IL, Lake Michigan.

1869, May Broke machinery at Waukegan, Lake Michigan.

1869, Jun Broke machinery, Lake Michigan.

1870 To Rand's shipyard for repairs.

1873 Damaged by fire at Manitowoc, WI; dismantled, machinery to CHICAGO (1874).

1874 Made a barge.

1879, Oct 3 Launched as schooner-rigged barge, 3 masts, 210.5 x 29.3 x 13', 507/478 tons.

1880 Owned McLane et al, Buffalo, NY; towed by CHICAGO with C.B. JONES in Lake Superior lumber trade.

1886 Ashore Round Island, Waiska Bay, off St. Mary's River.

1899 Owned Thompson Transportation & Wrecking Co, Port Huron, MI.

1900 Enrolled Erie District.

1900 Wrecked & abandoned.

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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