PRINDIVILLE, REDMOND (1867, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
21192
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Gibraltar, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: No cabin; round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Linn & Craig
Master Carpenter:
John Craig
Original Owner and Location:
Joseph Nicholson, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
Engine by Detroit Locomotive Works.
Dimensions
Length:
147.6'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
10.4'
Tonnage (gross):
246.15
Capacity:
18000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Oscoda, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
10 May 1882
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Struck bottom AuSable Reef in heavy weather; broken up; sank in storm; crew rescued; engine recovered Jul 1882
History

1867, Apr 18 First launched.

1867, May 8 First enrolled Detroit, MI.

1867, Jul 13 Owned Joseph Nicholson et al, Detroit, MI.

1869 Towed D.F. ROSE.

1869, Sep Sunk Bay City, MI., Lake Huron.

1871, Apr 6 Overhauled.

1872, Apr 1 Owned Erie & Western Transportation Co., Erie, PA.

1872, Oct 4 While towing LIBBIE NAU & WHITE SQUALL, two in tow collided in gale on Lake Huron; LIBBIE NAU sank off Fish Point, MI., Lake Huron.

1875 Owned Anchor Line, Erie, PA.

1881, Feb 12 Owned Thomas D. Allen, Detroit.

1881, Apr 8 Repaired.

1881, Aug-Oct Towed barges SASSACUS, KEEPSAKE, ARIZONA & SHIAWASEE in Cleveland & AuSable lumber trade.

1882 Owned Potts et al, Au Sable, MI.

1882, May 10 Stranded; total loss.

1882, Jun 30 Documents surrendered, Detroit; vessel lost.

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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PRINDIVILLE, REDMOND (1867, Steambarge)