WINDSOR, ELIJAH (1872, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
100121
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sambra, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Houses aft; scow built; pollywog
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Walter Folson
Original Owner and Location:
Joseph Stover & Jeremiah L. Burnham, Sombra, Ontario
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
engine & boiler by Parks, Chatham, Ontario
Dimensions
Length:
85'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
5.4'
Tonnage (gross):
68
Tonnage (net):
37
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Point Edward, Sarnia, Ontario St. Clair River.
Lake Huron.
Date:
  1901
How:
Abandoned
Notes:
1940 Wreck uncovered 1973, June Salvage efforts
History

1879 Owned Stores, Sombra, Ontario; readmeasured 85.64 gross/58.24 net

tons; river scow

1880 Owned James Devlin McNulthy, Lambton, Ontario

1881 Owned John & William Scott & C.W. Raymond, Mitchell's Bay

1887 Half interest to Benonie Lema, Mt.Clemens, Michigan

1896, June 26 Burned foot Lake Huron, owned W.G. Scott, Wallaceburg

1899 Rebuilt

1900, November 12 Sank at Wolverine Dry Dock, sand laden; repaired

Port Huron

1901 Abandoned Sarnia, Ontario

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

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