VANDERBILT (1873, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chatham, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
J. Simpson
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Oscillating engine & boiler from ADELAIDE HORTON
Dimensions
Length:
93'
Beam:
22.4'
Depth:
8.6'
Tonnage (gross):
169
Tonnage (net):
90
History

Towed GILDERSLEEVE

1874, September Broke rudder, Lake Huron

1874, October Grounded, Point Aux Barques, Lake Huron

1876 Owned Thompson, et.al., Chatham, Ontario

1877 Owned G.D. Ferguson, Fergus, Ontario; 170 gross/115 net tons

1879 Owned Georgian Bay Steam Barge Company

1879, September Waterlogged & grounded, Griffith's Island, Georgian Bay

1882, June 12 Burned, Serpent Island, Georgian Bay; rebuilt

97 x 24 x 8.6; owned J.W. Appleton, Chatham

1890 Same owner; 188 tons

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

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VANDERBILT (1873, Steambarge)