JAMES WATT (1896, Bulk Freighter)
Identification
Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
77236
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
26
Builder Name:
Cleveland Shipbuilding Co
Original Owner:
Bessemer Steamship Co.
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple expansion 25 1/2"-40"-69"; 42" stroke
# Boilers:
3 Scotch 13' x 13'
Propulsion Notes:
2000 hp engine built by vessel builder, 1896
Dimensions
Length:
405'
Beam:
48'
Depth:
23.5'
Tonnage (gross):
4090
Tonnage (net):
3105
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Gijon, Spain
Date:
1961
How:
Scrapped
History

1896 Owned Bessemer Steamship Co

1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steamship Co (U.S. Steel)

1925 Installation of 2 Scotch boilers, 16' x 11'6", built by American Shipbuilding Co

1928 Owned Jenkins Steamship Co

1935 Owned Carriers Transport Corp; not in operation

1937 Owned Erie Steamship Co (Nicholson)

1937 Owned Nicholson Transit Co

1961 Scrapped

See also link

Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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JAMES WATT (1896, Bulk Freighter)