Java

1872                                                Java                                     1878

Iron twin-screw Great Lakes passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Buffalo NY by King Iron Works (Gibson & Craig, subcontractor)
Launched May 18, 1872

246’ LOA, 231’ LBP, 35’6” beam, 24’6” depth
2 decks, 6 hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, 2 steeple compound engines

Enrolled at Buffalo NY June 5, 1872 (#180)
231.7 x 35.7 x 13.35, 1525.22 tons             US 75388     to:
Charles Ensign, Buffalo NY (home port Buffalo NY) (Operated as Holt & Ensign Commercial Line)

Entered service June 1872

Foundered Aug 1878 off Point Au Sable, Lake Michigan.  Enrollment surrendered June 30, 1879.

 

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