DOVE (1867, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
6512
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Trenton, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Passenger & freight.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Alvin A. Turner
Original Owner and Location:
J. Sloan et al, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
38 x 10' Cowie engine. 9.5 x 20' Desotelle & Hutton boiler. 24' wheels.
Dimensions
Length:
187.8'
Beam:
24.3'
Depth:
8.4'
Tonnage (gross):
427.58
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Toledo, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
25 Nov 1897
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Burned at dock; abandoned. 1899, Jun 3 Hull dynamited.
History

1867, Oct 26 Launched.

1868, Jun 14 Detroit - Leaminton - Malden route.

1868, Sep 21 Damaged in collision with scow schooner E.F. GAINS off Stoney Point.

1869, Jun 2 Collision with propeller MAYFLOWER, St. Clair River, opposite Marine City.

1869, Jun 12 Repaired, Clark yard drydock.

1869, Dec 3 Engine replaced with engine from SUSAN WARD.

1870, Jun 2 Overhauled, new 26' wheels.

1871, Jul 21 Reconstructed.

1873 - 74 Arches added.

1874, Apr 14 Owned Detroit River Steamboat Co.

1875, Owned Captain Cole; ran Bay City - Alpena.

1878, Mar 16 Owned Luther Westover, Bay City, MI.

1879 Owned Cole et al, Detroit, MI.

1883 Owned Ira F. Holt, Detroit; new arches & other repairs.

1883, Dec 26 Duluth - Agate Bay route.

1891 Fire in hold at Bay City, MI.

1895 Owned Mathe McQueen.

1895, Jul 23 Ashore off Presque Isle, Lake Erie, in smoke from forest fire, passengers taken off by steamer METROPOLIS.

1897, Nov 25 Burned at dock, Toledo, OH.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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DOVE (1867, Steamer)