Propeller and Stirrup Bearing

 © Photographed November 1, 2015
Donated by Bay Shipbuilding Company
Sturgeon Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin
44.829599,-87.38422

PROPELLER AND STIRRUP BEARING
This cast iron propeller and stirrup bearing unit is from the Steamer Wotun, which was built in 1893. This historic ship was 190 feel long, had a 36-foot beam, and weighed 936 gross tons. A steam engine was installed about 1910 -- fore and aft type: two cylinders 22 inches and 44 inches cycle with a 40 inch stroke engine built by N.G. Stout, Buffalo, New York. It had one fire box boiler 11-inch diameter and 25 feet long.
Donated by Bay Shipbuilding Company

The marker is located on the grounds of the Door County Maritime Museum on northbound Madison Avenue, north of its intersection with Locust Court, at 120 North Madison Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235.


Use the "Door County Maritime Museum" label below to view the many markers in and around the Door County Maritime Museum grounds.


 With the historic Sturgeon Bay Bridge in the background.

 The propeller and marker are located at the Door County Maritime Museum.

The Door county Maritime Museum is located at the
Sturgeon Bay Historic Downtown Waterfront.

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