COLBORN, A.R. (1882, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
106071
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ralph C. Brittian Shipyard
Master Carpenter:
James N. Elliot
Original Owner and Location:
Ralph C. Brittian & A.R. Colborn, Saugatuck, MI & Michigan City, IN.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14" & 32" x 22", 200hp, 130rpm engine by Henry Bloecker & Co., Grand Haven, MI 1882.
Dimensions
Length:
129.9'
Beam:
27.7'
Depth:
9.5'
Tonnage (gross):
275.59
Tonnage (net):
207.39
Capacity:
300,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Date:
28 Apr 1922
How:
Abandoned; documents surrendered.
History

1882, Apr 18 Launched; built for Muskegon, MI - Michigan City, IN, Lake Michigan lumber trade.

1882, Sep 8 Burned Off South Haven, MI, Lake Michigan; rebuilt at Saugatuck, MI.

1883, Apr 28 Rerigged with additional mast.

1884, Nov 21 Ashore, St. Joseph, MI, Lake Michigan.

1887 - 88, Winter To receive new boiler.

1888, Mar 3 Owned Theodore Lutz, St. Joseph, MI, et al.

1890, Aug 5 Owned George G. Oliver, Michigan City, IN, et al.

1890, Sep 19 Grounded Sturgeon Bay, Lake Michigan; repaired.

1892 Reboilered; 8' x 12' firebox boiler, 125# steam by Johnson Brothers, Ferrysburg, MI.

1896 Engine rebuilt, Michigan City.

1902, Feb 11 Owned Marine Navagation Co., Michigan City.

1904, Apr 18 Rebuilt, 129.9 x 27.7 x 9.5', 251.48 gross / 154.14 net tons.

1904, Aug 12 Collided with & sunk by propellers C.A. BLACK & LILLIE, St. Clair Flats Ship Canal; raised & repaired.

1910, Feb 18 Owned John M. Campbell, Michigan City.

1910, Nov 21 Owned Douglass Transportation Co., St. Clair, MI.

1922, Apr 28 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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COLBORN, A.R. (1882, Steambarge)