COLUMBIA (1873, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Hamilton, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passenger & freight.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
A.M. Robertson
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
34" x 34" engine, Thomas Wilson & Co. Dundas, ONT.
Dimensions
Length:
137'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (gross):
629
Tonnage (net):
408
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles off Frankfort, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
10 Sep 1881
How:
Foundered, sunk.
Final Cargo:
Corn
Notes:
Foundered in gale when cargo shifted.
History

1873 Owned Fairgrieve et al, Hamilton, ONT.

1875 Owned Butters et al, Hamilton.

1877 Owned D. Butters, Montreal, QUE.

1881, Sep 10 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian List of Shipping (M&FLV)
Canadian Sessional Papers
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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