SWALLOW (1873, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
115184
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Trenton, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: wooden arches and boiler house
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Alvin A. Turner
Original Owner and Location:
David C. Whitney and James Chase, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22 x 26" engine, S. F. Hodge 6' 9" x 16' 9" @ 90# steam firebox boiler
Dimensions
Length:
133.8'
Beam:
25.8'
Depth:
10.8'
Tonnage (gross):
256
Tonnage (net):
203
Final Disposition
Final Location:
near Long Point
Lake Erie
Date:
8 Oct 1901
How:
foundered
Final Cargo:
lumber, shingles
Notes:
foundered in heavy gale; crew rescued by her tow, barge MANITOU; picked up by steamer WALTER SCRANTON after 39 hours
History

1873, Jul 2 Launched Trenton, MI.

1873, Aug 9 Enrolled Detroit; ran Saginaw, MI-Ogdensburg, NY.

1875, May Holed by collision with steamer FRED KELLEY, Toledo, OH; raised and repaired.

1877, Nov Pulled off beach near Port Stanley.

1879, Apr 25 Owned Simon J. Murphy, Joseph Heald and Ernest Crippen, Montague, MI.

1880 Extensive repairs.

1882, Jul 25 Owned E. E. Crepin and Simon Murphy; 265.67 gross/203.42 net tons.

1884 20 x 26"hp engine, Riverside Iron Works, Detroit.

1885 Repaired.

1886, May 20 Owned E. E. Crepin, Chicago and Andrew Flagsted, Montague, MI.

1886, Jun Damaged in Lake Michigan squall; sank Chicago, IL.

1887, Apr 4 Owned A. D. Campbell and H. W. Cook, Michigan City, IN.

1887, May Ran on Dunlap's reef; released by tug GEORGE NELSON.

1889, Apr 16 Owned Theo Lutz, St. Joseph, MI; Alex D. Campbell and Henry Cook, Michigan City, IN.

1890, May 29 Owned James Innes, Thomas Cowan and Penoyer Brothers, AuSable, MI.

1890, Sep 9 Owned Innes, Penoyer, AuSable, MI and E. K. Porter, Lorain, OH; lumber business Oscoda and Lake Erie.

1891, Feb 10 Owned Carlos Liebert, William Quinlan and James Lennac, Detroit, MI.

1896, Jul 18 Stranded on rocks off Point Lafayette while towing SURPRISE and CASCADE near Bois Blanc Island, Detroit River.

1900, Oct 5 Sank in collision with SIR WILLIAM SIEMENS in St. Clair River laden with cedar posts and shingles.

1900, Oct 18 Raised.

1901, May 9 Owned William E. Lennae, Detroit.

1901, Oct 19 Foundered Lake Erie.

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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SWALLOW (1873, Steambarge)