RUMBELL, J.E. (1883, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
76419
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Portage Harbor of Refuge, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Master Carpenter:
B.B. Brower
Original Owner and Location:
J.E. Rumbell, Manistee, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14.5 x 15.5" engine 8.5' x 6.25' firebox boiler built by Hopkins Boiler Works, Manistee, Michigan
Dimensions
Length:
84' 3"
Beam:
19' 3"
Depth:
6' 3"
Tonnage (gross):
68.2
Tonnage (net):
54.57
Capacity:
80,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sault Saint Marie, Michigan ?, Lake Superior
Date:
15 Oct 1907
How:
Documents surrendered; dismantled
History

1883, May 15 Launched

1884, March 8 Owned John Smith & Thomas W. Vaughan, Manistee, Michigan

1885, May 7 Owned F. August Reich, Junior, Riverdale, Illinois &

Walter S. Williams, Hyde Park, Illinois

1886 Refastened & recaulked

1887, June 2 Owned August & F. August, Junior Reich, Riverdale

1887 Boiler & smokestack cased

1891, May 1 Owned Michael C. Hayes, Chicago, Illinois

1891, May 23 Owned The Superior Sand & Gravel Company, Chicago

1891, August 26 Owned John J. Turno, Silver Lake, Michigan

1893, April 12 Owned George Eisenhardt, Saint Joseph, Michigan

1894, April 24 Owned E.B. Graham, Fish Creek, Wisconsin

1894, May 84.3 x 19.3 x 6.3; 107.78 gross/94.15 net tons; 2 decks

1900, July 14 Foundered off Long Tail Point, Green Bay, Wisconsin,

Lake Michigan

1901, December Sank, Menominee, Michigan, Lake Michigan

1902, February Refloated

1902, November 24 Rebuilt; 99.4 x 19.5 x 6.6, 138 gross/85 net tons;

owned Isaac Zess, Fred W. Schultz & Thomas L.

Durocher, Sault Saint Marie, Michigan; 2 decks

1903, April 4 Rebuilt; 92 gross/46 net tons; one deck

1903, September 4 Owned Isaac Zess, Sault Saint Marie

1907, October 15 Documents surrendered

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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RUMBELL, J.E. (1883, Steambarge)