CITY OF NEW YORK C116393 US 4377

CITY OF NEW YORK (1863, Propeller)

Year of Build: 1863 Official Number: 4377
CONSTRUCTION AND OWNERSHIP Built at: Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type: Propeller Hull Materials: Wood Number of Decks: 2
Builder Name: Stephens & Presley
Original Owner and Location: Northern Transport Co., Cleveland, OH.
POWER Number of Masts: 1 Propulsion: Screw
Engine Type: High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders: 1 # Boilers: 1 Propulsion
Notes: 24 x 36″, 425hp engine.
DIMENSIONS Length: 134.15′ Beam: 25.7′ Depth: 11.96′ Tonnage (old style): 395 FINAL DISPOSITION Final Location: Off Main Duck Island. Lake Ontario. Date: 25 Nov 1921 How: Foundered in gale. Final Cargo: 500 tons coal. Notes: May have collided with schooner OLIVER MOWATT; crew of 8 lost.

HISTORY #

1863 – Sep 20 Enrolled.
1865 – Oct 10 Readmeasured, 504 gross tons.
1867 – Nov 19 Foundered at Pt. Dalhousie Light; taken to dry dock.
1870 – Jun 11 Broke piston on Lake Erie; towed to Genessee River.
1876 – Mar 10 Owned Philo Chamberlain, Cleveland, OH; readmeasured, 133.4 x 26.5 x 11′, 416 gross tons.
1876 – Mar 23 Owned Northern Transportation Co.
1876 – Oct 14 Foundered off Sand Beach, MI.
1877 – Struck schooner AMERICA, Lake Superior; both boats heavly damaged. 1878 – May 11 Enrolled Ogdensburg, NY.
1879 – Nov 24 Struck on a bar outside Luddington, MI; sunk.
1881 – Feb 21 Owned A.E. Shepard, Erie, PA. 1881 – Mar 20 Owned E.L. Thompson, Detroit, MI.
1882 – Rebuilt as steambarge, 133.4 x 26.5 x 11.4′, 287 gross / 212 net tons.
1884 – Apr 7 Owned Frank Boden, Chicago, IL.
1884 – Jul 1 Struck dock at Chicago & was struck by propeller CUMBERLAND. 1885 – Apr 15 Rebuilt, 136.3 x 27.8 x 11.8′, 301 gross / 209 net tons.
1888 – Mar 29 Owned Chicago Lumber Co., Chicago.
1890 – Apr 16 Foundered near Manitowoc, WI.
1891 – Rebuilt.
1896, Apr 21 Owned Thom. Currie, Port Huron, MI.
1903 – May 20 Owned George Wilkinson, Sarnia, ONT, C116393; 136 x 27.5 x 11.5′, 292 gross / 199 net tons.
1907 – Jul 18 Owned George Plunkett, Cobourg, ONT.
1911 – May 29 Owned Murray Brown, Toronto.
1914 – Jul 13 Owned Lake Shore Sand & Gravel Co., Toronto.
1921 – Owned John Randall, Seely’s Bay, ONT.
2019 – Relocated by Sonar Guys. www.sonarguy.com

The Marine Review November 26, 1891 #

Hiram Estelle succeeds John Kelley as master of the steamer J.H. PRENTICE, Thomas D. McBride succeeds Jacob Burnstein as master of the CITY OF NEW YORK, and James Sanford succeeds A. D. Campbell as master of the WALTER VAIL.

Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886 #

Steam screw CITY OF NEW YORK. U.S. No. 4377. Of 301.54 tons gross; 209.58 tons net. Built 1863 at Cleveland, Ohio. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 133.4 x 26.5 x 11.4

Buffalo Daily Courier Saturday, August 29, 1863 #

LAUNCH. – Presley & Stevens, yesterday, successfully launched a fine propeller for the Northern Transportation Company. She is to be named the CITY OF NEW YORK. – Cleveland Herald.

List of Vessel on the Registry Books of the Dominion of Canada on Dec. 31, 1905 #

Steam screw CITY OF NEW YORK. Canadian Official No. 116393. Of 292.0 tons gross; 190.0 tons register. Built 1863 at Cleveland, Ohio. Home port, Sarnia, Ont. 136.0 x 26.3 x 11.6 Owned by George Wilkinson, et al of Sarnia, Ont.

List of Vessel on the Registry Books of the Dominion of Canada on Dec. 31, 1920 #

Steam screw CITY OF NEW YORK. Canadian Official No. 116393. Of 292.0 tons gross; 190.0 tons register. Built 1863 at Cleveland, Ohio. Home port, Toronto, Ont. 136.0 x 27.3 x 11.6 Owned by Jas. M. Ferguson, of Cobourg, Ont.

Statement of Steam Vessels, Lost, Broken Up, or Laid up During the Fiscal Year ending March 31, 1922 #

Steam screw CITY OF NEW YORK. Of 292 tons. Home port, Toronto. Foundered on Lake Ontario off South Bay Point.

Herman Runge Notes. #

Steam screw passenger CITY OF NEW YORK. U. S. No. 4377. Of 504 tons. Built Cleveland 1863 by Stephens & Presley. 136.0 x 27.6 x 11.6 Sold Canadaian 1903, Number C 116393. Foundered Lake Ontario, Nov. 1921.

Willis Metcalfe Prince Edward Hist. Society #

The steam barge CITY OF NEW YORK disappeared, and it is thought that she foundered between the Galloo Island and the Main Duck Island.

PORT OF COBOURG SHIPPING REGISTER, 1874 to 1917 Port No. 1 of 1907 #

Official Canada No. 116393 Name CITY OF NEW YORK
Description Steamer/Screw Tonnage 198.56 tons reg. 192.00 tons gross
When built 1863 Where built Cleveland, Ohio, U. S. A.
Masters name not listed Builders name unknown
Length 136 feet       Breadth 27 feet       Depth of hold not listed
Length of engine-room 11 feet & 6/10ths.
Masts one Stern Round
How rigged Sloop
How built Carvel Decks One
Engine One High-pressure, 24 ” dia. 36 ” stroke, of 19.2 horse-power,
year & make, unknown
Subscribing owners: – George Plunkett of Cobourg from July 18, 1907 sold to Murray Brown of Toronto dated May 26, 1911 who transferred vessel to his company dated July 13, 1914 {Lake Shore Sand & Gravel Co., of Toronto. NOTATIONS:– REGISTER TRANSFERRED TO TORONTO, July 13, 1914.       from National Archives, Canada       Microfilm No. C-3148

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