american SS City of Concord (+1906)
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general
nationality american
purpose transport
type cargo - bulk carrier
propulsion steam
date built 1868
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 440  grt
dimensions 41.1 x 7.6 x 3.4 m
material wood
engine 22.5" x 36" stroke high pressure (including HPNC) engine, a single 10 x 16' firebox boiler, single shaft, 1 screw
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IMO/Off. no. 5538
about the loss
cause lost water leakage (flooding)
other reasons gale/storm
date lost 27/09/1906  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.2rank: 667
about people
builder
Peck & Masters, Cleveland
engine by
Atlantic Engine Works
last owner
[1]Port Huron Navigation Co., Port Huron
SS City of Concord (+1906)
period 1901 ~ 1906
IMO/Off. no.: 5538
prev. owners
[2]Nelson Mills Et Al (Penoyer Bros.), Port Huron
City of Concord
period 1895 ~ 1901
IMO/Off. no.: 5538
[3]Botsford & Co., Port Huron
City of Concord
period 1881 ~ 1895
IMO/Off. no.: 5538
[4]Northern Transportation Co., Ogdensburg
City of Concord
period 1868 ~ 1881
IMO/Off. no.: 5538
captain Mceaghern Charles
about the wreck
depth (m.)
orientation
protected yes
war grave
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entered 14/02/2012
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last update 14/02/2012
 
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Gothro Phil29/03/2012

The City of Concord lies upright in 45 feet of water. The center of the vessel is broken up but some decking remains at the stern. It is possible to get between decks without knowing it if you are not careful. Look for her rudder, prop, large double-boiler, capstan, and windlass
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Gothro Phil14/02/2012Upbound with a load of coal the American steamer City of Concord was caught by a gale and sprang a leak. Her fires were drowned and the vessel sank with no steam to run her pumps. The crew made it to shore in tiny yawlboat, even though they had only one oar. Owned by N. Mills, Port Huron. Master: Capt. Chas. McEaghern.
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About Builders
 Peck & Masters, Cleveland
At the age of 25, Captain Eli Peck set up his own yard in among already existing shipyards, dry docks, and related establishments near what is now West 58th Street in Cleveland along the Cuyahoga River. In 1849 Eli Peck entered into a partnership with Irvine U. Masters to form a shipbuilding giant that bore their names, Peck & Masters. This partnership would last until Masters dies in 1865, Peck would continue on building another 50 ships in the next seven years. He would close the shipyard in 1872 to follow other endevers.

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