CANISTEO (1886, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1886
Official Number:
126360
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mt. Clemens, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Raised forecastle & one stack.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Dulac
Original Owner and Location:
Chicago Lumbering Company, Manistique, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20" & 40" x 36", 350hp at 85rpm engine, Samuel F. Hodge Engine Works. 10 x 16', 120 pounds steam firebox boiler, Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit MI.
Dimensions
Length:
182.2'
Beam:
34.3'
Depth:
12.2'
Tonnage (gross):
595.37
Tonnage (net):
539.39
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Lexington, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
  1921
How:
Stripped & scuttled
History

Built for coal, ore & lumber trade; later used in the sand trade.

1886, Aug 17 - 1903 Enrolled Suspension Bridge, NY; owner William Dulac et. al., Mt. Clemens, MI; Chicago Lumbering Co. Manistique, MI.

1886-1903 Owned Tonawanda Barge Line, Tonawanda, NY.

1890 "Steel arches, keelsons, recaulked."

1890, May Ran down tug WALES at Tonawanda; went to dry dock for repairs to stern.

1891-1894 Owned Charles Weston, Tonawanda.

1893, Nov Collision with unknown schooner near Straits of Mackinac, damage to cabin & stern.

1894, Sep Aground Parisian Island, Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior; released by tug MERRICK.

1902 Capacity 700,000 board feet lumber.

1904, Apr 7 Owned L.R. McLaren et. al., Toledo, OH; converted to sand-dredge.

1907 James A. Maddigan, Buffalo, NY.

1908, Jun 5 Owned W.J. Clarke et. al., Toledo.

1908 Acquired Eli Jacques & Sons, Duluth, MN; fitted for sand trade with A-frame & clamshell rig.

1914, Mar 6 Enrolled Detroit, MI; same owners.

1917, Mar 26 Owned United Fuel & Supply Co., Detroit.

1921, Dec 17 Documents surrendered, "Vessel dismantled & hulk disposed of".

1997, Oct Remains discovered in Lake Huron off Lexington, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
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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CANISTEO (1886, Steambarge)