BELLE (1860, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1860
Official Number:
2159
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D.M. Hagadorn
Master Carpenter:
D.M. Hagadorn
Original Owner and Location:
D.M. Hagadorn, Port Huron
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Machinery reportedly from propeller GENESSEE (1852).
Dimensions
Length:
90'
Beam:
19.8'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
129 44/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Port Washington, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
20 Nov 1869
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Manitowoc-Milwaukee, caught fire off shore in gale; two lives lost; survivors picked up by brig C.J. HUTCHINSON.
History

1860, Jul 9 Launched as lumber steamer.

1860, Aug 29 Enrolled Detroit, MI; owned D.M. Hagadorn, Port Huron, MI.

1863 Cabin built on deck aft for passengers & freight.

1865, Apr 26 Readmeasured 90.5 x 19.6 x 7.5', 230.5 gross tons / 148.84 net tons.

1866, Aug 21 Owned James C. Robinson et al, St. Clair, MI.

1867, Feb 2 Damaged in freshet Toledo, OH.

1867, Apr 15 Owned Solomon Gardner et al, Detroit.

1867, Jun 7 Running Cleveland-Kelly's Island.

1867, Sep 30 Owned Nathan Englemann, Milwaukee, WI.

1869, Apr 15 Owned William Lurkins et al, Milwaukee, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Burton Collection
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. Patrick Labadie
Lytle List
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Ed Middleton
Newspaper Clippings
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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BELLE (1860, Steambarge)