MORAN, JOHN V. (1888, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
76748
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
F.W. Wheeler & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
E.B. Ward's Cresent Transportation Co., Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
26 + 48 x 40", 500hp @ 82rpm engine, S.F. Hodge & Co, Detroit (1888). 12 x 12.5', 110# steam scotch boiler, Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo, NY. 11' x 14'3" propeller.
Dimensions
Length:
214'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
24'
Tonnage (gross):
1350.38
Tonnage (net):
1036.26
Final Disposition
Final Location:
5 - 20 miles off Muskegon, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
12 Feb 1899
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Barreled flour, package freight.
Notes:
Sunk after being cut by ice.
History

1888, Aug Ran on Lake Superior Line.

1891 Fitted with double hoists for loading cargo.

1892 Ran on Crescent Line.

1893 Ran Duluth - Buffalo, NY.

1895, Mar Owned Union Transit Line.

1896, Jun Repaired West Superior following collision with MAURICE B. GROVER, Sailor's Encampment, Sault River.

1898, Nov Owned Crosby Transportation Co, Milwaukee, WI; ran Manitowoc, WI, Sheboygan, WI, Muskegon, MI & Grand Haven, MI.

1899, Feb 12 Sunk, Lake Michigan.

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

MORAN, JOHN V. (1888, Package Freighter)
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MORAN, JOHN V. (1888, Package Freighter)