WILSON, ANNA C. (1912, Excursion Vessel)


Year of Build:
1912
Official Number:
210216
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Excursion Vessel
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Reuben T. Rogers & William P. Wilson
Original Owner and Location:
William P. Wilson, Saugatuck
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
One 16 x 16" engine from Port Huron, MI. 6'6" x 10' @ 130# steam, firebox boiler by Johnston Brothers, Ferryburg, MI.
Dimensions
Length:
91'
Beam:
20.4'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
100
Tonnage (net):
68
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Michigan City, IN.
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1932 or 1933.
History

1912, Jun 12 Launched.

1912, Aug Maiden trip to South Haven, MI.

1913 Electric lights installed.

1915, Mar At Ferrysburg to receive new 12 + 24 x 20", 150hp @ 130rpm fore & aft compound engine brom Montague Iron works, Montague, MI.

1916 State rooms added for 16 passengers; to run South Haven to Chicago.

1919 Daily runs Saugatuck to South Haven.

1919, Nov 20 Returned from refurbishing in South Chicago.

1920, Feb 5 Owned Morgan Transportation Co., Traverse City, MI; In Spring to run South Haven to Chicago, Summer, Traverse City to Charlevoix & Fall, haul apples to owner's cider mill & cannery.

1921 Ran South Haven to Chicago.

1922, Apr 28 Ran Chicago to Michigan City, IN & Jackson Park to Navy Pier in Chicago.

1928 Owned Western Transportation Co., Chicago.

1931 Owned Edward C. Hintze, Michigan City, IN.

1932 or 33 Abandoned.

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

WILSON, ANNA C. (1912, Excursion Vessel)
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WILSON, ANNA C. (1912, Excursion Vessel)