MATTAWAN (1874, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
71609
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A. Cantin
Original Owner and Location:
Sir Hugh Allan, Montreal, QUE.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
58.56 hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
143'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
275
Tonnage (net):
188
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sand Beach, MI; SE Forestville, MI
Lake Huron.
Date:
8 Oct 1888
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Stranded & total loss near Richmondville; machinery later salvaged. 1888, Dec 18 Registry closed "abandoned". 1889, Oct 11 Engine recovered.
History

1874 Registered Montreal, QUE.

1874, Jun 10 Inspected; ran Montreal - Upper Lakes.

1875 Ran Chicago - Montreal on Western Express Line.

1877 Owned Andrew Allans, Montreal, QUE; 143 X 26 X 10.4', 612 gross /

389 net tons.

1884 Owned A.M. Mills, Detroit, MI.

1887 Rebuilt to lumber barge.

1888 Owned W.J. Pulling, Windsor, ONT.

1888, Oct 8 Foundered 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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MATTAWAN (1874, Propeller)