ALGERIA (1896, Barge)


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
107222
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
W. Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Bulk freight barge, diagonal steel straps.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Original Owner:
James Davidson
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
4
Dimensions
Length:
288.7'
Beam:
44.6'
Depth:
19.1'
Tonnage (gross):
2038.66
Tonnage (net):
1917.68
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cleveland, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
9 May 1906
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Iron Ore.
Notes:
Sheltering outside harbor but overwhelmed by storm, torn to pieces and sunk; 2 lives lost. Cargo & machinery salvaged in June 1906; wreck blown up Nov.
History

Duplicate of ARMENIA, ABYSSINIA, ATHENS, CRETE.

1900 broke rudder chains on Detroit River.

1901 Owned Sydenham Scott, Mt. Clemens, MI.

1905, May 19 Foundered outside Cleveland breakwater.

1905, Oct 17 Damaged in gale. Had rigging carried away and spar broken off.

1906, May 9 Sunk Cleveland.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Great Lakes Register
Gerry Metzler
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ALGERIA (1896, Barge)