SMITH, J.A. (1871, Barge)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
45966
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Scow barge.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
T. Arnold
Original Owner and Location:
Abram Smith, Algonac, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
138.3'
Beam:
26.4'
Depth:
9.4'
Tonnage (gross):
255
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Station Point, Straits of Mackinac.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
8 Sep 1887
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Cedar posts & railroad ties.
Notes:
Left at anchor; sunk in storm; 1 life lost.
History

1871, Oct Enrolled Port Huron, MI for use in lumber trade.

1875 Owned Warriner et al, Trenton, MI.

1876 Owned Edwards et al, Trenton, MI.

1882 Towed by propeller DON M. DICKINSON in Bay City to Toledo lumber trade.

1887 Towed by steamer MATTAWAN.

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

SMITH, J.A. (1871, Barge)
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SMITH, J.A. (1871, Barge)