FLORENCE (1869, Barge)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
37275
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mt. Clemens, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
J. Saunders
Original Owner and Location:
Oliver Chapoton, Mt. Clemens, MI.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
81'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
4'
History

1869 Built for St. Clair River - Lake St. Clair wood trade.

1870 Rebuilt as a screw steambarge; 56.83 gross / 28.42 net tons.

1871 20hp; operating around Sarnia.

1885 Owned Mt. Clemens party, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. Patrick Labadie
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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FLORENCE (1869, Barge)