CORNING, IDA (1881, Barge)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
44283
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
E. Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Schooner barge.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Thomas Arnold & M.J. Rodgers
Original Owner and Location:
L.P. Mason & Co., E. Saginaw, MI
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
168'
Beam:
31.3'
Depth:
10.9'
Tonnage (gross):
444
Tonnage (net):
422
Capacity:
650,000 feet lumber
Final Disposition
Date:
  1918
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1931 burned to waterline.
History

1881, Jul 7 Launched; designed for lumber trade; Saginaw, MI to Buffalo, NY; lumber hooker for first 27 years.

1881, Jul 9 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1887 Season charter to carry ore Marquette to Ohio.

1889, Apr 1 Same owner; rig changed to schooner.

1891, Mar 25 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned Gordon Corning.

1908 Owned Sturgeon Bay Stone Co., for stone trade to Ludington, MI.

1908, Nov Struck shoal 7 miles south of canal in Clay Banks area.

1918 Dismantled and abandoned at Bullhead Point, Sturgeon Bay, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Loudon G. Wilson
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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