UNION (1861, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
25048
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W. W. & S. Bates
Original Owner and Location:
Albert E. Goodrich, Chicago, IL
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
most machinery & first skipper came from steamer OGONTZ
Dimensions
Length:
163' 5"
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
434 86/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
AuSable Point, MI
Lake Superior
Date:
25 Sep 1873
How:
Stranded
Final Cargo:
Iron ore
Notes:
Blown into shallows by westerly gale, later pounded to pieces. 1874 Engine recovered and installed into JOHN GREGORY. 1875, Sep Boiler recovered
History

1861, May 9 Chartered Great Western Railway Line, ran Chicago, IL & Sarnia, ONT; running mate ALLEGHANY.

1861, May 14 First enrolled Chicago, IL.

1862, Aug 1 Owned J. M. Mead & J. F. Kirkland, Sheboygan, WI.

1863 Owned A. E. Goodrich, Chicago.

1863, May 4 Owned Mead & Kirkland, Sheboygan.

1865, May 22 166' 2" x 28' 5" x 10' 8"; 553.75 gross tons.

1866, May 18 Owned German Bank, Sheboygan.

1869, Apr 29 Owned Lewis Curtis, Sheboygan, et al.

1870, Jun 6 Chartered Canadian Government carried troops & supplies from Soo, ONT-Fort William, ONT during Fenian Scare.

1871, Apr Ran Milwaukee, WI-Sarnia.

1872, Mar 8 Made a steambarge Buffalo, NY, part of cabin removed.

1872, Apr 27 Owned Mark English, Sheboygan; 341.84 gross tons.

1872, Jun 6 Ashore Laughing Whitefish Reef, MI, Lake Superior.

1873, Sep 25 Stranded in storm, AuSable Point, MI, Lake Superior.

1873, Oct 1 Document surrendered Milwaukee.

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

UNION (1861, Propeller)
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UNION (1861, Propeller)