CITY OF ASHLAND (1883, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
126240
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ashland, WI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Doherty
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
90'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
85
Tonnage (net):
80
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Ashland & Washburn, WI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
8 Aug 1887
How:
Burned to waterline.
Final Cargo:
Log raft in tow.
History

1882, Nov 23 Launched at Ashland Lumber Company's boatyard, used for towing & excursions.

1885 Enrolled Ashland, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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CITY OF ASHLAND (1883, Steamer)