WOODS, FRANK (1888, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
120709
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: One stack, pilot house aft.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Elliott
Original Owner and Location:
Ralph C. Brittain & A.R. Colborn, Saugatuck, MI & Michigan City, IN
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 x 20", 200hp @ 120rpm engine by Henry Bloecker, Grand Haven (1887). 6.5 x 12' @ 120# steam, firebox boiler by Johnston Brothers, Ferrysburg, MI.
Dimensions
Length:
120'
Beam:
25.6'
Depth:
10.6'
Tonnage (gross):
269.89
Tonnage (net):
214.96
Final Disposition
Date:
  1940
How:
Out of registration.
History

1888, Apr 28 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI for lumber trade.

1889, Apr 12 Owned R.C. Brittain.

1889, May 28 Owned Ralph C. Brittain & Catherine J. Colborne, Michigan City, IN.

1890, Nov 14 Cylinder head blew out at Chicago, IL.

1891, Oct Burned Frankfort, MI; towed by tug BROWN to Saugatuck, MI.

1896, Jun 18 Rebuilt, 2 decks, half length cabin, 120 x 26 x 18', 384 gross/ 316 net tons; chartered by Graham & Morton Transportation Co. for seas, ran to Milwaukee, WI.

1899 Chartered by Crosby Transportation for Grand Haven, Sheboygan & Manitowoc, WI.

1900, Jan 24 Owned Benton Transit Co., Benton Harbor, MI; Ralph C. Brittain, vice president; ran Chicago to Benton Harbor.

1900, Feb 14.5 + 30 x 20" fore & aft compound engine by Montague Iron Works; one 9.5 x 16' @ 115# steam, scotch boiler; electric lights, new furniture.

1901, Aug Collision with PETOSKEY near lighthouse slip, Chicago River.

1922, Nov 17 Coal burner 300Ihp.

1927, Jul 12 Owned W.H. Cochrane, Chicago, IL.

1929 Idle Ashland St. Bridge, Chicago River.

1940, Nov 8 Machinery removed; out of registration.

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

WOODS, FRANK (1888, Steambarge)
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WOODS, FRANK (1888, Steambarge)