MATHER SAMUEL (1887, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
116142
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Two stacks.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Thomas Quayle
Original Owner and Location:
R. John W. Moore, et al, Sheffield, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
28+50 X 42" engine; by Globe Iron Works Co., Cleveland, OH, 1887. 8.5 X 161 firebox boiler @ 104# steam by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH, 1887.
Dimensions
Length:
246'
Beam:
40'
Depth:
19.3'
Tonnage (gross):
1576.23
Tonnage (net):
1286.72
Capacity:
2400 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
8 miles form Iroquois Point.
Date:
21 Nov 1891
Final Depth:
250
How:
Sunk in collision.
Final Cargo:
58,000 bushels wheat.
Notes:
Bound Duluth, MN for Buffalo, NY, sunk in collision with steamer BRAZIL. 1978, May Wreck discovered Tom Farnquist, et al.
History

1887, Apr 7 Launched Cleveland; similar to ROBERT R. RHODES and JAMES PICKANDS.

1887, Oct 20 Towed to Sault Ste. Marie by tug MYSTIC with disabled machinery; bound Sandusky, OH to Duluth, MN.

1888, May 9 Owned Samuel Mather, et al, Cleveland, OH.

1888, Aug 11 Damaged in heavy gale near Detour, MI; repaired Cleveland, OH.

1889, Apr 13 Owned James Pickards, Interlake Transportation Co., Ashtabula, OH, et al.

1889, Jun Towed SENATOR and WINONA.

1890, Sep 30 Libeled for sinking steamer OHIO in Soo River; owned Pickards, Mather and Co.

1891, Nov 21 Sunk Lake Superior.

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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MATHER SAMUEL (1887, Bulk Freighter)