PETERS, R.G. (1880, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
110424
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Milwaukee Shipyard Co.
Master Carpenter:
John Fitzgerald
Original Owner and Location:
John Canfield, Manistee, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
175.4'
Beam:
31'
Depth:
10.5'
Tonnage (gross):
386.04
Final Disposition
Final Location:
30 miles off Milwaukee, WI
Lake Michigan.
Date:
2 Dec 1882
How:
Burned and sank.
Notes:
Bound St. Joseph, MI to Manistee, MI with barge A.W. LUCKEY in tow; all hands 14 lost, in gale and snowstorm.
History

1880, Jun 22 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI.

1880, Nov 5 Enrolled Manistee; US110424.

1881, Apr 18 Owned Louis Sands, Manistee, MI; Manistee and Chicago lumber trade.

1882, Dec 2 Burned and sank Lake Michigan.

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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PETERS, R.G. (1880, Steambarge)