ACACIA (1893, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
100395
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Hamilton, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Matthews Bros.
Original Owner and Location:
D & A Matthews, Hamilton, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
92' 4"
Beam:
19' 4"
Depth:
6' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
55
Tonnage (net):
38
Final Disposition
How:
Dismantled
History

1897 August 26 Burned, Hamilton, ONT, Lake Ontario; rebuilt with larger houses.

1898 Rebuilt; 107 gross tons.

Post 1898 Used as harbor ferry in local freight trade.

1899 107 gross tons & 73 net tons owned by D & A Matthews.

1901 Owned W. O. Matthews, Hamilton.

1907 Owned Wallaceburg Sugar Co.

1907 - 1916 Laid up.

1930 Owned Dominion Sugar Co., Wallaceburg, homeport Hamilton, ONT.

1937 Registry closed, "Steamer ACACIA was broken up several years ago."

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Great Lakes Register
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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ACACIA (1893, Steambarge)