AMERICA (1853, Barge)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: river-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. Cantin or A. Gilmore
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
232
History

1863 Rebuilt, 232 tons.

1864-66 Owned Glassford Jones & Co., Montreal; 14,000 bushel capacity.

1871 Owned Montreal, QUE.

1872 Rebuilt 212 tons.

1877 108.6 x 21.7 x 9.1', 212 tons; owned John Torrence, Montreal.

1878 Owned Miller & Co., Montreal.

1879 Owned Gunn & Co., Montreal; 200 ton barge.

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

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AMERICA (1853, Barge)