BEDFORD (1861, Barge)


Year of Build:
1861
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bedford Mills, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Chaffee Bros.
Master Carpenter:
Ethan Saunders
Original Owner and Location:
George Chaffee & Bros., Kingston, ONT
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
103.2'
Beam:
20.7'
Depth:
6.5'
Tonnage (old style):
140
Capacity:
11,000 bushels
History

1861 Owned George Chaffee & Bros, Kingston, ONT.

1868, May 6 Owned George Mathison, Kingston.

1870, Jul 8 Owned Albert Gurney, John Glidden and Wm. Fredenburg.

1872, May 15 Owned Edward H. Harty.

1878 Owned A.D. Gurney, Kingston, ONT; registered Kingston.

1886 Owned Desoronto Nav. Co., 107 tons.

1898 Reported in commission.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Canadian Registers
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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BEDFORD (1861, Barge)