ST. JOSEPH (1867, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
23354
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Hitchcock & Gibson
Original Owner and Location:
John T. Edwards & Company, St. Joseph, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
150.8'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
9.3'
Tonnage (gross):
473.93
History

1867, July 10 Enrolled Buffalo, New York

1867, September 11 Enrolled Grand Haven, Michigan

1868 1 deck

1869, June 16 Owned Goodrich Transportation Company, Manitowoc,

Wisconsin

1871 Sunk by collision near Fighting Island, Detroit River, Michigan

1873, May 13 Owned Charles A. Chamberlin, Detroit, Michigan

1875, March Overhauled

1877, April 4 Owned Frederick G. McDowell, Cleveland, Ohio

1877, July 31 Owned F.W. Gilchrist, Alpena, Michigan

1878 Owned Campbell S. Fisher, Detroit

1880 Made a steam barge; 263/169 tons

1880, April 9 Owned T.W. Harvey, Chicago, Illinois

1881, March Extensive repairs at Miller Brothers Yard, overhaul boiler

& engine

1884, April 3 Owned T.W. Harvey Lumber Company

1887 Rebuilt; 146.9 x 28.9 x 12.9, 520/270 tons

1888 Ran on Canadian shore near Port Huron, Michigan; burned

1889, March 12 Owned Samuel Neff, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1889, May 31 Rebuilt, 146 x 29.3 x 11.2, 304/171 tons

1895, August 12 Owned F.W. Wheeler & Company, West Bay City, Michigan

1896, May 7 Owned William C. Blodgett, et.al., Oswego, New York

1905, April 20 Owned New York, Ontario & Western Railway Company,

Oswego

1909 New scotch boiler, 9'10" x 11'4"; 106 pounds steam, Kingsford

Machine Works

1913, April 4 Owned Standard Navigation Company, Buffalo

1914, April 1 Owned Frank J. Peterson, et.al., Oswego

1916, June 27 Owned American Box Company, Cleveland, Ohio

1916, September 21 Documents surrendered, "sold to aliens" (British),

C134517, 516/269 tons

1919 Operated by American Transit Company, Sarnia, Ontario

1925 (or 1919, May) Sank in harbor at Ashtabula, Ohio

1925 Dropped from registry, probably abandoned in Sarnia boneyard

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

ST. JOSEPH (1867, Propeller)
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ST. JOSEPH (1867, Propeller)