CLINTON (1874, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
72951
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Melancthon Simpson
Original Owner and Location:
James Norris, St. Catharines, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
21 + 36 x 30" 280hp @ 75rpm, Buffalo, NY. 8' x 17'6", 60# steam firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
138'
Beam:
23.8'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
361
Capacity:
16,611 bushels
Final Disposition
Date:
  1907
How:
Abandoned & broken up.
History

1874, Mar 23 Registered 361 gross / 284 net tons service Toledo, OH to St. Catharines, ONT.

1875 361 gross tons.

1877 Remeasured 429.74 gross / 292.22 net tons.

1880 On Merchants Line, Montreal, QUE - Chicago, IL.

1883, Sep 10 Foundered in gale off Manitou Islands, Lake Michigan.

1884 New decks & repairs.

1886 Broke straps near Milwaukee, WI; repaired there; grain trade Duluth, MN - Montreal, QUE.

1892 Matthews Line, Toronto, ONT.

1892, May 25 Struck rock near Topsail Island, beached, grain laden; released May 30.

1896 Lumber hooker brought 350 tons lumber.

1899 Owned J. and J.T. Matthews, St. Catharines, ONT.

1908, Jan 14 Documents surrendered, boiler & machinery sold; hull taken for fuel.

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
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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

CLINTON (1874, Schooner-barge)
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










CLINTON (1874, Schooner-barge)