GARDEN CITY (1873, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
85293
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ogdenburg, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
H. Miller
Original Owner and Location:
Northern Transportation Company, Ogdensburg, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
26.5 x 36
# Boilers:
2
Dimensions
Length:
133.4'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.8'
Tonnage (gross):
457
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 miles up Saginaw River from Bay City, Michigan
Date:
2 Oct 1902
How:
Fire
History

1875 Re-engined

1876 March 10 Owned Philo Chamerlain, Cleveland

March 23 Owned Northern Transportation Company, Ohio

1880 Rebuilt at Alpena, MI as a steambarge with one deck & two masts

1881 April 14 Owned Frank Gilchrist & George Fletcher, Alpena, Michigan

1887 November 16 Stranded on Black River Reef near Alpena, Michigan,

Lake Huron

1897 May 26 At Alpena, Michigan, caught fire which gutted her cabins

1898 Owned John J. Boland, Buffalo, New York

August 19 Struck by steamer H.E.PACKER at Marine City, Michigan

1902 November 4 Documents surrendered

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
H. C. Inches
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Ontario Archives
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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GARDEN CITY (1873, Propeller)