BAINBRIDGE (1922, Propeller)


Also known as:
ALGOMAH II;ERIE QUEEN
Year of Build:
1922
Official Number:
222185
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
East Boothbay, ME
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passsenger & freight propeller.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
17
Builder Name:
Rice Brothers Corp.
Original Owner and Location:
Benton Transit Co., St. Joseph, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
13, 21 1/4 & 35 x 24" engine from Marine Iron Works, Chicago.
Dimensions
Length:
139'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
14.8'
Tonnage (gross):
606
Tonnage (net):
338
History

Built as ocean-going trawler, changed before completion to passenger & freight propeller. Ran Chicago-Benton Harbor.

1930 Owned Goodrich Transit Co., Chicago. Ran Beaver Island-Charlevoix, MI.

1936 Owned Island Transportation Co., Mackinac, MI. Renamed ALGOMAH II

1940 Owned, rebuilt Bay City, MI.

1962 Owned Myles Rosenthal, WASAC Waterways Corp., Cleveland, OH.

1966 Owned Acme Scrap Metals, Cleveland.

1969 Owned Pier Restaurants, Inc., New York City, NY. Towed to East 62nd Street on East River, made a nightclub "The Boat At The River's Edge".

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
John O. Greenwood
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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BAINBRIDGE (1922, Propeller)