Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 17570
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 201.00
Width 30.16
Depth 12.50
Gross Tonnage 729.10
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

Rebuilds Readmeasured at Detroit, MI, May 2, 1865 (198.5 x 29.5 x 13; 956.82 gross). Rig changed to schooner, Port Huron, MI, April 25, 1882 (197.58 x 31.16 x 11.25; 549.42 gross - 521.95 net). Rebuilt in 1918, no measures changes.
History First enrollment issued at Detroit, MI, August 1, 1863.Final enrollment as propeller surrendered at Detroit, MI, October 15, 1875, and endorsed \"Vessel Lost.\" Rebuilt as schooner NELSON BLOOM and enrolled at Port Huron, MI, on April 25, 1882.
As METEOR: In collision with propeller PEWABIC, sinking the latter, on August 9, 1865, in Thunder Bay, Lake Huron. Reached the Soo on August 10, 1865, and was discovered to be on fire -caused by vessel leaking and lime in cargo catching on fire. Vessel scuttled in Soo Lock to put out fire on August 11, 1865. Repairs made at Clark Dry Dock, Detroit.
Burned on June 7, 1873 while tied to Buckley's dock, at the foot of 2nd Street, Detroit, MI, and sank. Raised in early September, 1875, and on September 10, 1875, was towed to the foot of Belle Isle. Machinery and hull was sold at U.S. Marshal's sale on April 24, 1876, with Stephen B. Grummond, of Detroit, MI, purchasing the hull for $480.
Disposition Final enrollment surrendered at Detroit, MI, January 15, 1925, and endorsed \"abandoned.\" Reportedly scuttled off Cleveland, OH, in 1927.

Build Information

Builder Peck & Masters
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1863-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
BLOOM, NELSON1876-00-001925-00-00U.S.17570