MILLS, J.E. (1883, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
76412
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marysville, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Houses aft, pine.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Bowers
Original Owner and Location:
Nelson Mills et al, Marysville
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16 x 20", 200hp @ 112rpm engine, Sutton Brothers, Buffalo, NY (1883). 6 x 12' boiler, Sutton Brothers, Buffalo.
Dimensions
Length:
110.4'
Beam:
23.4'
Depth:
8.2'
Tonnage (gross):
226.61
Tonnage (net):
187.2
Final Disposition
Date:
  1938
How:
Scrapped.
History

1883, Jun 7 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; lumber trade Marysville - Cleveland, OH.

1887 Towed barge JOHN TIBBETS.

1888, May 25 Rebuilt, Port Huron, MI; 108 x 23.5 x 7.8', 179.31 gross / 104.45 net tons.

1890 Towed barge D. FERGUSON.

1894 One 6'6" x 12' @ 100# steam marine boiler, Port Huron (1894).

1899 Owned Mills Transportation Co, Port Huron.

1903 Owned Charles E. Millard, Sarnia, ONT; C116396; 149 gross tons.

1905, May 4 Sunk, Lake Erie; raised.

1906, Sep Collision with steamer MILWAUKEE on St. Clair River.

1937 Owned James Lanaway & Frederick J. Trotter, Amherstburg, ONT.

1938 Scrapped.

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

MILLS, J.E. (1883, Steambarge)
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MILLS, J.E. (1883, Steambarge)