ARIEL (1881, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
106032
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co
Original Owner and Location:
Hiram Walker, Detroit & Walkerville Perry Co, Wallerville, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
360 hp, 90 rpm; 20 x 24" cylinder; Firebox boiler 8 x 15.6, 90# by Desotelle and Hutton, Detroit.
Dimensions
Length:
95.9'
Beam:
28.9'
Depth:
11.1'
Tonnage (gross):
201.91
Tonnage (net):
111.82
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Detroit, MI. Detroit River
Date:
  1948
How:
Dismantled.
History

1881, Dec 17 Enrolled Detroit; ran Joseph Campan Street to Walkerville until 1922.

1899 Stevens Tug Line.

1902 New Scotch boiler 11 x 11, Desmer & Ritchie, Detroit, MI.

1922 State of Michigan Highway Department; used across Straits of Mackinac.

1926 Rebuilt; second deck built forward 95'9" x 28"9" x 11'1"; 68 gross/86 net tons.

1936 State Bridge Commission, employed Port Huron, laid up on completion of Blue Water Bridge.

1938-1944 Laid up Port Huron.

1944 Dubois St., Detroit, MI.

1947, Dec Capsized by wind; dismantled.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Peter J. VanderLinden
Lorne Joyce
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

ARIEL (1881, Ferry)
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ARIEL (1881, Ferry)