SHORES, E. A., JR. (1892, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
136315
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sheboygan, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: diagonal straps on frame; iron lined boiler house; sheathed bow
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Rieboldt & Wolter
Master Carpenter:
Joseph Wolter
Original Owner and Location:
Conrad H. Starke et al, Milwaukee, WI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16 + 43 x 36", 450hp @ 90rpm engine, Vulean Iron Works, Milwaukee, WI, 1892 9' 6" x 12', 150# steam, forced draft, scotch boilers, Manitowoc Boiler Works, WI, 1892
Dimensions
Length:
176'
Beam:
34.2'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
519.67
Tonnage (net):
396.24
Final Disposition
Date:
  1935
How:
abandoned
History

1895, Mar 9-11 Holed on Racine Reef, Lake Michigan, sank inside harbor; raised, repaired.

1897, Apr 23 Owned estate of Conrad Starke.

1897, Nov Grounded Port Wing Reef, Lake Superior.

1898, Dec Holed by ice, sank, Manistee, MI, Lake Michigan.

1899, Mar 30 Owned M. Madden & W. E. Donely, Saginaw, MI.

1902, Mar 16 Owned C. A. Krauss, Jr., Trustee, Cleveland, OH.

1903, Feb 13 Owned Cleveland Transportation Co., Wickliffe, OH.

1907, Jun 18 Burned, sank, Soo, ONT.

1909, Feb 19 Owned Martha G. Miller, Marine City, MI.

1909, May 5 Owned Detroit River Transit Co. & Martha Miller.

1909, Oct 23 Owned Martha Miller et al.

1910, Mar 29 Owned Mullen Coal Co., Detroit, MI.

1916, Mar 17 Sold Canadian; same owner, Amherstburg, ONT; C126199.

C1935 Abandoned.

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

SHORES, E. A., JR. (1892, Steambarge)
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SHORES, E. A., JR. (1892, Steambarge)