The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Thomas Cranage

Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
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Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat THOMAS CRANAGE
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 461

Thomas Cranage

Built 1893, at West Bay City, Mich.

Hull, of wood, built by James Davidson. Length between perpendiculars 305 feet; over all 330 feet; breadth of beam 43 feet; depth of hold 21 feet 8 inches.

Engine, triple expansion, constructed by the Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit. Diameter of cylinders 20, 33 and 54 inches, by 42 inches stroke.

Boilers, two, of steel. Scotch type, by Dry Dock Engine Works. Each 12 feet in length by 14 feet in diameter; steam pressure 160 pounds.

Wheel, four blades, 12 1/2 feet in diameter, pitch 15 feet

Gonnage 2,220 Gross - 1,856 Net

A large wooden cargo carrier of the first class, used on the Great Lakes, and owned by Thomas Cranage and other. Supplied with all the latest improved appliances, and strongly built, having double steel keelsons, steel arches and diagonally strapped. Capacity 110,000 bushels of wheat, or 3000 gross tons, on a mean draft of 16 feet.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
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Thomas Cranage

Sketch and notes on the Great Lakes steamboat THOMAS CRANAGE