RIVER QUEEN (1866, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
21586
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David McDole
Original Owner and Location:
Captain James Gordon, et.al., Marine City, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
81'
Beam:
17.8'
Depth:
7.7'
Tonnage (gross):
88.73
Final Disposition
Date:
  1913
How:
Abandoned
History

Intended to run between Algonac & Port Huron, Michigan on Saint Clair River

1866 First enrolled, Port Huron, Michigan

1866, November 27 First launched

1868, May 6 Burned at dock, Marine City, Michigan

1869 Repaired

1871 Owned Poole, Detroit, Michigan

1876 Owned S.B. Grummond, Detroit

1877, May 14 Burned, Saint Clair River

1877, January 11 Repaired

1879 52.14 gross tons, 26.07 net tons

1885, March 10 Sunk at unknown dock, no detail

1886, March 11 Owned Ed. Recor, et.al., Saint Clair, Michigan

1886, May Rebuilt, Wolverine Dry Dock Company

Date Unknown Owned Captain Thomas Currie, Port Huron, Michigan

1887, February 21 Owned Hitchcock & Foster, Chicago, Illinois

1894, August 4 Sunk by barge MARTHA at dock, Detour, Michigan

1899 Owned W.D. Hitchcock, Chicago; 83 x 17 x 7', 82 gross tons,

41 net tons

1913 Abandoned

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

RIVER QUEEN (1866, Propeller)
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RIVER QUEEN (1866, Propeller)