FLORENCE B. (1892, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
120915
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Mailboat.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D. G. McAlpine
Original Owner and Location:
C.F. Bielman, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
7 & 12 x 9"; 75hp, 200rpm engine by Eagle Iron Works, Detroit, MI, 1890. 9'9" x 6' vertical boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
50.66'
Beam:
11'
Depth:
4'
Tonnage (gross):
24
Tonnage (net):
20
History

1998, Apr 5 Employed by U.S. Postal Service for marine postal service.

1903, Fall Struck by steamer SPOKANE.

1904, Feb Burned Detroit; sold Canadian.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
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

FLORENCE B. (1892, Steamer)
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