UNITED LUMBERMAN (1884, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1884
Official Number:
85707
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dresden, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: houses aft
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Archibald Stewart
Original Owner and Location:
George Hardy Morden and Alexander Trerice, Oakville and Dresden, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
19 + 32 x 30", 170hp engine, Kerr Brothers, Walkerville, 1884
Dimensions
Length:
139.2'
Beam:
31.6'
Depth:
11.7'
Tonnage (gross):
398.91
Tonnage (net):
258.66
Capacity:
500
History

1884, Jun 24 Registered Wallaceburg, ONT; towed schooners H. M. STANLEY and DOLLY MORDEN.

1885 Towed NEW DOMINION.

1898 Rebuilt, iron lined boiler house.

1899 Owned Morden and Co., Wallaceburg, ONT.

1900 Firebox boiler 9 x 13.5' @ 126# steam, Bertram Engine Works, Toronto, ONT.

1908 Registry transferred, Midland, ONT.

1910, Sep Damaged by fire N. Tonawand, NY.

1912 Towed JEANETTE; rebuilt

1925 399 gross tons

1928, Apr 28 Sank Quebec City, subequently broken up.

1930 Owned Brady Brothers, Tonawanda, NY; home port Midland, ONT

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

UNITED LUMBERMAN (1884, Steambarge)
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UNITED LUMBERMAN (1884, Steambarge)