RUBY, J.S. (1881, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
76233
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Fair Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Houses aft
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Friend at Fair Haven Shipyard
Master Carpenter:
J.S. Ruby
Original Owner and Location:
Henry C. Schnoor, New Baltimore, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine & boilers built by Phoenix Iron Works, Port Huron, Michigan
Dimensions
Length:
107'
Beam:
21.7'
Depth:
7.4'
Tonnage (gross):
128.88
Tonnage (net):
88.93
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Stag Island, Saint Clair River
Date:
10 Nov 1891
How:
Burned & beached
Notes:
Bound Mount Clemens to Tawas Bay, Michigan 1892, December 12 Documents surrendered 1958, October Remains destroyed/removed by Canada Department of Transport because hazard to small boat navigation
History

1881, June 11 Launched; to Port Huron for machinery

1882 Salt trade

1883, August 2 Owned H.C. Schnoor, New Baltimore & J.S. Ruby, Mount

Clemens, Michigan; lumber trade

1885, April 27 Owned J.S. Ruby, Mount Clemens & John Mitchell, Marine

City, Michigan

1888, April 2 Owned J.S. Ruby, Mount Clemens & William Flessmer

(Hosmer), Detroit, Michigan

1890, May Chartered by U.S. Government to transport lighthouse supplies

1891, November 10 Burned

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

RUBY, J.S. (1881, Steambarge)
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RUBY, J.S. (1881, Steambarge)