GLOBE (1846, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1846
Official Number:
39339
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Maumee City, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S. Hubbell
Original Owner:
Joshua Maxwell et al
Ownership Notes:
Spencer, Moore & W.B. Dix.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
(2) 16 x 28" direct acting engines, Cuyahoga Furnace. 8' propellers.
Dimensions
Length:
143' 10"
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
313 34/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Buffalo, NY. Lake Erie
Date:
1 Oct 1875
How:
Abandoned.
History

1846, Apr 1 Launched.

1847, Jan 1 Enrolled Maumee, OH; ran Maumee - Buffalo, NY.

1847, Jul Broke wheel near Cleveland, OH.

1849, Aug Overhauled, Detroit.

1849, Oct 26 Sank off Pt. Abino, Lake Erie.

1849, Nov 2 Raised; towed by CLEVELAND & MANHATTAN to Buffalo.

1850, Feb Owned Horace Mott, Cleveland; ran Buffalo - Chicago, IL.

1850, Jul 3 Burned, Saginaw Bay; scuttled to extinguish fire.

1852, Nov 12 Scuttled Dunkirk in gale, bound for Cleveland.

1853, Mar Repaired.

1853, Apr 10 Owned Sheldon McNight, Detroit; weekly trips to Soo hauling copper & iron ore.

1853, Jul Boiler from MONTECELLO.

1855 Ran Dunkirk & Toledo line with EMPIRE & GOLDEN GATE.

1856 Fitted as passenger railroad ferry, ran Buffalo - Chicago on People's Line.

1858, Jul Collision with HUGH BARCLAY offf Manitou Islands.

1858, Oct Collision with brig CANOPUS, Buffalo harbor.

1859, May 11 Owned George B. Russell, Detroit.

1860, Jun 4 Collision with schooner ACONTLAS off Bar Point.

1860, Oct Damaged in Lake Michigan gale.

1861, Mar Sunk, Chicago.

1861, Jun 30 Owned John P. Ward, Detroit.

1862, Apr 24 Owned John C. Williams, Vicksburg, MI; ferried horses on Detroit River during Civil War.

1863, Aug 12 Ran Saginaw - Buffalo; burned to waterline, Saginaw Bay near Charity Island, Lake Huron.

1867, May 29 Owned Dennison & Dizell, Bay City, MI.

1868, Jul 1 Owned Wilfred S. Campbell & C. H. Lane, East Saginaw; rebuilt E. Saginaw by W.S. Campbell as barge, 1 deck, no masts, 141.7 x 24 x 8', 208.28 gross / 196.43 net tons; towed by Ballentine, Crawford & Co.

1869 Rebuilt; owned Sempleton, Saginaw.

1870, Mar 3 Owned Charles P. Lane, Levi W. Simpson & James Tolfree, East Saginaw.

1873, Oct 22 Went to pieces off Pt. Pelee with DAVID MORRIS & SAGINAW.

1874, Apr 17 Cleveland District, same owners.

1874, Apr Aground Put in Bay.

1875 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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GLOBE (1846, Propeller)