TRERICE, BYRON (1882, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
83028
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dresden, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Built as combination of tug & stave freighter; 1 stack.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
William R. Dresden
Original Owner and Location:
Alexander Trerice, Dresden
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 x 40", 75hp engine by Charles W. Weese, Dresden.
Dimensions
Length:
102.3'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
8.2'
Tonnage (gross):
268
Tonnage (net):
168
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Leamington, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
13 Sep 1893
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Caught fire & destroyed at wharf; 1 died.
History

1882-88 Carried cargoes of hardwood, Dresden to Ontario & other Michigan ports.

1888 Burned, Dresden.

Date unknown Wreck sold to John Nesbit, Sarnia, ONT but not rebuilt.

1890 Wreck owned William Dobie McRae, Wallaceburg, ONT; rebuilt & operated as barge.

Date unknown Converted to Passenger & freight steamer; ran Wallaceburg - Detroit, MI - Kelley's Island.

1892 Ran Rondeau, ONT - Cleveland, OH.

1892-93, Winter Major reconstruction.

1893, Sep 13 Burned Leamington, ONT, Lake Erie.

1893, Dec 28 Registry closed.

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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