MAJESTIC U92116

  • Propeller
  • 55ffw 18m
  • 290ft Lengths
  • Port Burwell, ON
  • 42 22 471    80 25 108

Selection of News Articles for more www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca #

Chronological History #

  • 1889, Jan Owned N. Ketchum et al, Toledo, OH.
  • 1889, Aug 16 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.
  • 1890 Owned T. & J. Hurley, Detroit, MI.
  • 1890, May Aground in St. Mary’s River, released; lost rudder 25 miles above Whitefish Point, damaged by collision with towing vessels, steamers MANOLA & AMERICA; repaired at Sault Ste. Marie.
  • 1892, Oct Collided with Dunbar & Sullivan’s yacht GASSOON & floating machine shop.
  • 1892, Nov Went aground entering Buffalo, NY harbor completely blocking enterance; released.
  • 1894, Apr Collided with schooner THEODORE VOGES in St. Clair River; 1 crew member of schooner killed.
  • 1907 Towed consorts MONGUAGON & MYSTIC. 
  • 1907, Sep 19 Burned, Lake Erie.

Wooden propeller MAJESTIC. U. S. Number 92116. Burned and sank on September 19, 1907, 12 miles west of Long Point, Lake Erie. Crew rescued by stmr. CHARLEMAGNE TOWER, Jr. MAJESTIC was bound from Buffalo to Toledo, with no cargo. 
      from Vessels Built on the Saginaw

      PORT OF DETROIT ENROLLMENT #

Permanent No. 29 of 1889 

Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . MAJESTIC of Detroit 
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . Propeller 
Tonnage . . . . . . . . . . 1609.50 Net Tons 
Official Number . . . . 92116 
When Built . . . . . . . . 1889 
Where Built . . . . . . . West Bay City, Mich. 
Builders Name . . . . . —— 
Previous Enrollment — Dated Aug. 9, 1889, at Port Huron No. 21 and now surrendered by  
      reason of change of owners and district. 

      Date of Present Enrollment … Detroit, Oct. 4, 1889 
      Description of vessel: – 
      Length . . . . . . . . . 291 feet 
      Breadth . . . . . . . . 40 feet 
      Depth . . . . . . . . . 81 feet & 1/10th. 
      Height . . . . . . . . . 8 feet & 4/10ths. 

      Decks . . . . . . . . . Two 
      Masts . . . . . . . . Three 
      Stern . . . . . . . . . Round 
      Head . . . . . . . . . Plain 
      Present Master. . James Lawless? 
Subscribing owners:- John Hurley of Detroit, owner of 1/2. Timothy Hurley of Detroit, 
      owner of 1/2  

Capacity under tonnage deck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1132.43 
Capacity between decks above tonnage deck . . . . . . . 807.97 
The capacity of enclosures on the upper deck, viz . . . . . . . 45.42 
      ————— 
Gross Tonnage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985.82  
Deductions under Act of Aug. 5, 1882, Sec. 4153 . . . . . 376.32 
Net Tonnage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1609.50

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