MARSHALL, J.D. (1891, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1891
Official Number:
76964
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
South Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.C. Perewe
Original Owner and Location:
J.C. Perewe et al, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16", 32" x 26" engine, 465hp, 112 rpm by Phoenix Iron Works, Port Huron, MI (1891). 8' x 12' firebox boiler, 120# steam, Phoenix Iron Works (1891).
Dimensions
Length:
154.5'
Beam:
33.5'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
531.99
Tonnage (net):
428.24
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles west of Michigan City, IN.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
11 Jun 1911
How:
Capsized.
Notes:
4 of crew lost. 1911, Jun 30 Enrollment surrendered Chicago. 1978 Divers arrested for stripping her artifacts.
History

1891, Jul 30 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI; towed J.D. SAWYER & TEUTONIA.

1892 Towed S.J. TILDEN & TRANSFER.

1896 Towed KINGFISHER.

1898 Towed ARGONAUT, SHAWNEE.

1898, Aug 25 Damaged & sank in collision with steamer CENTURION near Recor's Point, St. Clair River; raised by wrecking tug SAGINAW.

1902, Mar 25 Owned A.C. Wanvig et al, Michigan City, IN.

1903, Feb 10 Owned Michigan City Navigation Co, Michigan City.

1907, Feb 1 Owned Nessen Transportation Co, Michigan City.

1911, Mar 3 Owned Independent Sand & Gravel Co, Chicago, IL.

1911, Jun 11 Capsized off Michigan City.

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

MARSHALL, J.D. (1891, Steambarge)
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MARSHALL, J.D. (1891, Steambarge)