ROSE, D.F. (1868, Barge)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
35149
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Tow barge.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Koening
Original Owner and Location:
Gregory J. Francis et al, Marine City
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Number of Masts:
0
Dimensions
Length:
140'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
258.82
Tonnage (net):
203.89
Capacity:
325' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1910
How:
Dismantled & burned.
Notes:
Engines to tug LEATHEM D. SMITH. 1910, Jul 24 Documents surrendered.
History

1868, Mar 28 Launched; towed by R. PRINDIVILLE.

1870, May 3 Made steambarge, probably high pressure engine; towed TWILIGHT, MOHAWK, FORESTER & M. STOCKTON; capacity 275,000' lumber.

1871 Towed 8 barges.

1874, Mar 28 Owned L.B. Parker, George & J.C. Lester, Marine City; towed TRANSPORT, S. CLEMENT & WOLVERINE.

1876, Oct Burned & scuttled near Tonawanda, NY.

1877, Apr 23 Owned Parker & McNeil.

1882 Rebuilt; 24 x 26" HPNC engine; one 7'8" x 16' @ 70# steam, tubular boiler.

1881, Apr Ice bound with consorts CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE & MARINE CITY bound for Cleveland, OH.

1887, Aug Towed ANTELOPE, QUEEN CITY & OSCAR BELL.

1891 Towed BOSCOBEL, BUCKEYE STATE & MARINE CITY.

1895, Jul 14 Ashore with barges on Garden City light reef.

1899 18+ 36 x 26", 330hp @ 95rpm steeple compound engine by S.F. Hodge Engine Works; One 8.5 x 15' @ 100# steam, firebox boiler (1884).

1901, Apr Chartered for pulpwood trade Georgian Bay to Sault & Detroit by Sulfite Fibre Co.

1901, Nov Ashore Scare Crow Island, Lake Huron in fog with barges THOMAS HOLLAND, MARINE CITY & BAHAMA.

1902, Nov 27 Ashore Starve Island Reef, Lake Erie with AMARETTA MOSHER who was wrecked there.

1902, Dec 26 Released; towed to Put-in-Bay.

1903, Jun 15 Owned William Robertson, Frankfort, MI.

1907, Mar 12 Owned Grace E. Robertson, Manistee, MI.

1910 Dismantled & burned, Sturgeon Bay.

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

ROSE, D.F. (1868, Barge)
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