PURDY, ALICE (1881, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1881
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
J.B. Martel
Original Owner and Location:
Arnold, Purdy & Robinson, Saugatuck, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
77.6'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
4.7'
Tonnage (gross):
34.24
Final Disposition
Date:
 Sep 1887
How:
Burned
Notes:
Burned to waters edge
History

1881, April 21 Launched Saugatuck, ran Saugatuck to Richmond

1882, October 27 Disabled engine

1883, May 25 Two bucks of her wheel broken; small fire

1884, May 2 Collision with schooner NORMA attempting to get tug

CHARMER in the water

1885, May Owned George Crawford, Pullman, Illinois; ran excursion

business Pullman & South Chicago

1887, February 17 Sank at her moorings

1887, September 9 Burned, Lake Michigan; owned George Crawford,

P.Purdy & George T. Arnold

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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PURDY, ALICE (1881, Steamer)