NORTHERN WAVE (1889, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
130437
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Note: Double bottom ballast tanks, 2 watertight bulkheads, steel boiler-house & electric lights.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
22
Builder Name:
Globe Iron Works Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Northern Steamship Co., Superior, WI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
24, 38 + 61 x 42" stroke, 1200hp engine at 76rpm. Two 14 x 12' scotch boilers at 160 pounds steam by Globe Iron Works Co, Cleveland, OH.
Dimensions
Length:
299.4'
Beam:
40.66'
Depth:
21.5'
Tonnage (gross):
2476
Tonnage (net):
1885
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Genoa, Italy.
Date:
  1926
How:
Scrapped.
History

1889 Ran Buffalo, NY - Two Harbors, MN & Duluth, carrying ore & flour.

1893, Jun 28 Ashore near Port Gratiot in bad fog, bound Duluth - Buffalo with flour.

1894 Extensive repairs.

1895, May Aground St. Mary's River.

1895, Nov Aground Sand Beach, MI; towed to Detroit by tug BALIZE.

1902, Sep Ashore Waverly Shoal, Lake Erie; released & repaired Buffalo Dry Dock Co; 63 plates damaged.

1903 Owned Mutual Transit Co, Buffalo.

1915, Oct 11 Line fouled, Duluth, MN.

1916 Owned Great Lakes Transit Co, Buffalo.

1917 Owned U.S. Shipping Board, Washington, DC; 2599 gross / 1526 net tons; used East Coast.

1922 Owned Gulf Export Co, New York, NY.

1924 Owned Italy.

1926 Scrapped, Genoa, Italy.

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

NORTHERN WAVE (1889, Package Freighter)
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NORTHERN WAVE (1889, Package Freighter)