BELLE (1885, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1885
Official Number:
3324
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Benton Harbor, MI
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Note: Plain head, round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jacob H. Randall
Master Carpenter:
Jacob H. Randall
Original Owner and Location:
J.H. Graham et al, Benton Harbor, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12 x 12" HPNC.
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
13.5'
Depth:
5.6'
Tonnage (gross):
37.54
Tonnage (net):
18.84
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Superior, WI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
22 Nov 1923
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
None.
Notes:
"Sank at Superior & apparently abandoned."; subsequently damaged by fire.
History

1885, Jul 6 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI; owned J.H. Graham et al, Benton Harbor, MI.

1890, May 9 Owned H.A. Root et al, Michigan City, IN.

1893, Mar 6 Owned Harry Byrne, Chicago, IL.

1894, Nov 1 Owned Henry J. O'Hara, Chicago, IL.

1896, Feb 21 Owned A.C. Majo, Duluth, MN. Ran Duluth-Superior, WI with HATTIE LLOYD, SWANSEA & N.H. BRUNO.

1901, Jun 20 Enrolled Duluth, MN; owned Majo & George R. King.

1923, Nov 22 Sank.

1926, Mar 31 Duluth, MN, enrollment 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

BELLE (1885, Ferry)
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BELLE (1885, Ferry)