BRAINARD, KATIE (1871, Barge)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
47088
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David, Lester & Brothers
Original Owner and Location:
Toledo & Saginaw Transportation Co., Marine City, MI
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
169.8'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
412
Tonnage (net):
393
Capacity:
500,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Date:
  1939
How:
Presumed abandoned.
History

Built to carry lumber.

1871, Apr 10 Enrolled Pt. Huron.

1871, Oct Wrecked Kincardine, ONT; repaired.

1885 Rebuilt, steel arches.

1888, Mar 28 Rig changed to schooner.

1889, Jan Owned Thomas Lester.

1889, Mar 4 Owned John Kelly.

1889, Nov 10 Considerable damage in storm.

1890, Mar 8 Owned W.E. Donely.

1912 168 x 29.5 x 8.8; 398 gross & net tons.

1918 Sold Canadian, C126196; 170 x 30 x 9.5; 382 gross & net tons.

1930 Owned Robert G. Weddell, Trenton, ONT, 169'8" x 30' x 10'3".

1939 Out of Canadian List of Shipping.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Loudon G. Wilson
Lorne Joyce
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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