SHORES, ADELLA (1894, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1894
Official Number:
107100
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Gibraltar, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: diagonal steel bracing; steel boilerhouse; bow sheathed.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wolverine Shipbuilding Co.
Master Carpenter:
John H. Parry
Original Owner and Location:
Wolverine Barge Co., Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 + 40 x 36", 775hp @ 92rpm, Samuel F. Hodge & Co., Detroit, MI, 1893 10' 6" x 15', 125# steam firebox boiler, J. Springer, Detroit, MI, 1893
Dimensions
Length:
195.2'
Beam:
34.9'
Depth:
11.4'
Tonnage (gross):
734.38
Tonnage (net):
566.98
Capacity:
950,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
West of Whitefish Point
Lake Superior
Date:
1 May 1909
How:
Foundered with all hands
Final Cargo:
salt
Notes:
Bound Ludington, MI-Duluth, MN 1909, May 12 Documents surrendered
History

Laid down as WOLVERINE STATE; built for lumber trade; towed CONSTITUTION.

1894, Jul 25 Owned Shores Lumber Co., Ashland, WI.

1897, Mar 20 Owned Samuel & Sidney O. Neff, Milwaukee, WI.

1897, Apr Ashore Green Island, Lake Michigan.

1899, Mar Operated by Crosby Transportation Co., Milwaukee-Grand Haven line.

1903, Jun 3 Remeasured 195.2 x 37 x 11.4.

1904, Mar 19 Owned Sidney O. Neff & estate of Samuel Neff.

1905, Jan 19 Owned Sidney O. Neff.

1908, Mar 16 Owned estate of Sidney O. Neff.

1909, Jan 21 Owned E. M. Carleton, Trustee, Cleveland, OH.

1909, Apr 8 Owned The Manx Transit Co., Fairport, OH.

1909, May 1 Foundered.

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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SHORES, ADELLA (1894, Steambarge)