BLACK ROCK (1897, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1897
Official Number:
3721
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Compartment capacity 2900 gross tons; one stack.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jenks Shipbuilding co.
Master Carpenter:
A.M. Carpenter
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
237'
Beam:
43'
Depth:
16.5'
Tonnage (gross):
1646
Tonnage (net):
1328
Final Disposition
Final Location:
East Coast, United States.
Date:
19 Feb 1925
How:
Document surrendered.
Notes:
Abandoned; broken up; dismantled.
History

Traded Lake Linden, MI - Tonawanda, NY; copper ore trade.

1898, Sep Into dry dock Pt. Huron new wheel.

1899 237' x 42 x 19.9; well deck; diagonal straps; steel boiler house; steel chords; inside frames; steam pumps.

1900, Apr 7 Owned Alex R. Sinclair (1/40) et al, Duluth, MN.

1902, Apr 23 Owned Indiana Steamship Co., Michigan City, IN.

1903 Rebuilt 1997 gross tons/1536 net tons; deepened 6'6" Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co.

1913 To Atlantic coast; document surrendered for trade change.

1925, Feb 19 Documents surrendered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Great Lakes Register
John O. Greenwood
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Milwaukee Public Library
Newspaper Clippings
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

BLACK ROCK (1897, Steambarge)
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BLACK ROCK (1897, Steambarge)