RANGER (1853, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: "Pollywog"
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A.Cantin
Original Owner and Location:
H. & S. Jones, Montreal, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
137'
Beam:
24'
Tonnage (old style):
160
Final Disposition
Final Location:
7 miles west of Port Stanley, Ontario, Lake Erie
Date:
8 Aug 1866
How:
Sprang leak & beached
Final Cargo:
Corn
History

1857, October Damaged, Beauharnois Canal, Saint Lawrence River, Quebec

1858, November Broke rudder, Lake Ontario

1860 348 tons

1863 Owned Perry, Black & Company, Montreal, Quebec; repaired

1866 379 tons; owned J.H. Henderson, Montreal

1866, April Overhauled

1866, August 8 Wrecked

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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RANGER (1853, Steambarge)