RUBY (1875, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
110236
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Trenton, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Alvin A. Turner
Master Carpenter:
Alvin A. Turner
Original Owner and Location:
Robert J. & Henry Hackett, Detroit, Michigan
Ownership Notes:
Northwest Transportation Company
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Crosshead
Propulsion Notes:
Engine from ISLAND QUEEN, 1855
Dimensions
Length:
119.4'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
5.8'
Tonnage (gross):
134.58
Final Disposition
Date:
  1894
How:
Thought to be abandoned
History

1875, September Condenser added & converted from high pressure to low

pressure engine; ran Maumee River, Toledo -

Perrysburg, Ohio

1876, June 20 Owned Western Transportation & Coal Company, Detroit,

Michigan

1877, April Ran Detroit - Amherstburg

1877, November 14 Owned Cyrus V. Coy, Toledo, Ohio; ran Cleveland -

Put-in-Bay - Kelley's Island

1878, March 22 Owned Toledo, Lake Erie & Islands Steamboat Company,

Toledo

1879, May Chartered by Henry Baly to run excursions at Chicago,

Illinois

1880, May 17 Burned, Lighthouse Ship, Chicago, Lake Michigan

1881, June 10 Rebuilt at Chicago as 3 mast schooner;

109.5 x 20.6 x 6.3, 106.71 gross tons, owned Carl

Gottleib Von Platen & Fred Mueller, Chicago; lumber trade

1883, October 23 Owned Thomas Copp, Racine, Wisconsin & F.C. Maxon,

M.O. Parker & John Saveland, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

c1894 Abandoned; last owned Maggie Kennedy, Waukegan Illinois

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 (1875, Steamer)
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RUBY (1875, Steamer)