ADVENTURE (1873, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
88575
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dog Lake, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Round stern, carvel built.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Dickson
Original Owner and Location:
John Devanna, Kingston, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
102.8'
Beam:
23.3'
Depth:
6.9'
Tonnage (gross):
160.19
Tonnage (net):
108
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Galops Rapids, ONT

St. Lawrence River
Date:
13 Oct 1885
How:
Wrecked
Notes:
In tow of tug TRAVELLER, parted her line and met with serious damage and sank.
History

* File includes interior description.

1873 Owned J. Delaney, Kingston, ONT.

1877 Owned J. Carruthers, Kingston.

1877, Jun 22 Readmeasured 160.19/103.06 tons.

1877 Owned J. Carruthers, Kingston, ONT.

1882 Rebuilt owned Harris, Dog Lake.

Owned Gunn & Co., Kingston, ONT.

1884 Rebuilt as barge.

1885, Oct 13 Wrecked Galops Rapids, ONT, St. Lawrence River.

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
C. Patrick Labadie
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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ADVENTURE (1873, Steambarge)