ROOSEVELT, THEODORE (1906, Excursion Vessel)
Identification
Year of Build:
1906
Official Number:
202941
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Excursion Vessel
Note: 2 stacks.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
Toledo Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Indiana Transportation Co., Michigan City, IN
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
4
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
30 & 30, 48 & 56" x 40" (4 cyl); 4500hp @140 rpm engine; 24 mph cruising speed.
Dimensions
Length:
275' 6"
Beam:
40'
Depth:
23' 4"
Tonnage (gross):
1955.63
Tonnage (net):
1330.63
Capacity:
3500 passengers
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Boneyard, Felix Bay, Jones Island, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
May 1950
How:
Dismantled; scrapped.
Notes:
1950, Nov 1 Documents surrendered.
History

1906, Spring Launched; ran Chicago, IL - Michigan City, IN.

1916, May 2 Owned Roosevelt Steamship Co., Chicago, IL.

1918, Jun 29 Owned United States Navy Dept. for training.

1919, Jul 22 Owned Guardian Savings & Trust Co., Cleveland, OH.

1919, Aug 13 Owned Cleveland - Erieau Steamship Co., Mentor, OH.

1927, Jun 20 Owned Maritime Securities Co., Milwaukee, WI.

1927, Aug 25 Owned Chicago Roosevelt Steamship Co. of Delaware; leased to Goodrich Transportation Co; ran Chicago - South Haven, MI.

1934 Leased to Bob-Lo Co.

1944, Mar 14 Owned T.J. McGuire et al, Chicago; leased to Cleveland & Buffalo Steamship Co.

1945, Jun 8 Owned Cleveland - Cedar Point Steamship Co.

1946, Apr 5 Owned Cleveland & Buffalo Steamship Co.

1950, Mar Owned Cream City Wrecking Co., Milwaukee, WI.

1950, May Scrapped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:specialcollections@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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ROOSEVELT, THEODORE (1906, Excursion Vessel)