WARD, MILTON D. (1870, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
90162
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: bluff bows; 24 cabin staterooms; 6 outside staterooms
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Philander Lester
Original Owner:
River & Lake Shore Steamboat Company
Ownership Notes:
Eber Brock Ward
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
Propulsion Notes:
42" x 10', 500hp engine from CANADIAN (1853), FASHION & DOVE (186-)
Dimensions
Length:
175'
Beam:
28.5'
Depth:
7.8'
Tonnage (gross):
538.31
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Waterworks Park, Detroit, Detroit River
Date:
  1898
How:
Abandoned
Notes:
1898, November 16 Enrollment surrendered 1900 At 24th Street, engine removed, hull broken up
History

1870, April Launched, Marine City

1870, May 28 Enrolled Detroit; ran Detroit to Port Huron, Michigan

1872, March Carried silver ore from Fort William

1872, July Siezed for customs violations

1873, May 8 Owned John Pridgeon, et.al., then to J.M. Nichol, Detroit

1874, April 14 C.C. Blodgett sold her to Star Line

1875 Lengthened, hew Keelson & guards by J.M. Jones, Detroit; sharp

bows, owned Lake Shore Steam Boat Company, Detroit,

182.5 x 28.5 x 7.81, 544.1 gross tons

1877, September Collision with wreck of steamer NILE; released by tug

PRINCE ALFRED

1879 Ran on Star Line, Detroit to Port Austin, Michigan

1882 Owned White Star Line, Detroit

1882, June 15 Collision with A.W.COLTON

1886, March 30 Owned S.B. Grummond

1886, July 18 Engine breakdown; repaired Marine City

1886, September 12 Collision with steambarge Lake St.Clair

1887 Ran Cheboygan to Sault Ste. Marie

1888, April 8 New square pilothouse, renovated staterooms, extended

hurricane deck

1892, September 9 Chartered by Detroit Board of Health for 2 years as

hospital during cholera epidemic

1894, August 16 Burned; never repaired

1898 Abandoned, Waterworks Park

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

WARD, MILTON D. (1870, Steamer)
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










WARD, MILTON D. (1870, Steamer)