FAIRBANK, N.K.

Registry and Rig Information

Name FAIRBANK, N.K.
Registry U.S.
Official Number 130033
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 205.00
Width 36.58
Depth 11.00
Gross Tonnage 980.30
Net Tonnage 831.27
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

Rebuilds Enrolled as new vessel, 1899, following rebuild, at Tonawanda, NY (205 x 36.58 x 11.25; 781 gross - 614 net).
History First enrollment issued at Rochester, NY, May 4, 1875.N.K. FAIRBANK stranded at Morgan's Point, near Port Colborne, Ontario, Lake Erie, on May 3, 1895, and burned. Final enrollment was surrendered at Cleveland, OH, on June 19, 1895. Hull was sold to Carter Brothers, of Port Colborne, on about May 25, 1895, and was raised on June 15, 1895. Vessel was re-enrolled as new vessel at Buffalo, NY, on May 10, 1899 as ELIZA H. STRONG.
Caught fire off Port Sanilac, MI, Lake Huron, on October 26, 1904, while downbound for Buffalo with cargo of lumber and schooner OUR SON in tow. Hull towed to shore at Lexington, MI, by propeller CITY OF HOLLAND. Final enrollment surrendered at Buffalo, NY, on November 6, 1904. Hull stripped that fall and newspaper noted that Reid Wrecking Co. had a contract to raise hull in July, 1905. (Hull rests 1/2 mile south east of Lexington Harbor entrance in 28 feet of water.)

Build Information

Builder Hill, John J.
Place Built Marine City, MI
Date Built 1874-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
STRONG, ELIZA H.1899-00-001904-00-00U.S.136733