PENELOPE U150582

Chronological History #

  • 1892, July Launched
  • 1899 Owned H.L. Borden, Saint Clair, Michigan
  • 1909, December 19 Burned, Lake Erie

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Loss Reported of American Vessels 
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1910  #

Steam screw PENELOPE. U. S. No. 150582. Of 54 tons gross. Built 1892. On December 19, 1909 vessel burned at Lorain, Ohio. With 3 persons on board, no lives were lost. 

Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1909  #

Steam yacht PENELOPE. U. S. No. 150582. Of 54 tons gross; 35 tons net. Built St. Clair, Mich., 1892. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 74.0 x 13.7 x 8.9 Yacht service. Crew of 5. 

Great Lakes Ship FIe #

  • PENELOPE (1892, Yacht) 150582
  • Built at: Saint Clair, MI Vessel Type: Yacht Hull Materials: Wood
  • Builder Name: Simon Langell Original Owner and Location:H. Lee Borden, Chicago, Illinois
  • Engine Type: For-and-Aft Compound# Cylinders: 2# Boilers:1
  • Propulsion Notes:10 + 20 x 12″ at 85rpm engine 110 pounds steam marine boiler
  • Length: 74′ Beam: 13′ 9″ Depth: 9′ Tonnage (gross):54Tonnage (net):35
  • Final Location:.25 mile off Avon Point, Ohio, Lake Erie Date: 19 Dec 1909How: Burned
  • Notes: Bound for Saint Clair for lay up, grounded in shallow water & burned to waterline

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