BOYCE, ISABELLA J. (1889, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
100446
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H.B. Burger & G.B. Burger
Master Carpenter:
H.B. Burger
Original Owner and Location:
Jonathon Boyce, Grand Haven, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
19", 32" x 26", 425hp; 100rpm; built Wilson & Hendrie, Montague, MI, 1889. 9' x 14' firebox boiler; 100# steam; built Wilson & Hendrie, Montague, MI, 1889.
Dimensions
Length:
138'
Beam:
29.6'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
368.28
Tonnage (net):
316.95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Middle Bass Island on East Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
6 Jun 1917
How:
Stranded, burned.
History

1889, Jun 1 Owned Jonathon Boyce. Towed schooner G.J. BOYCE.

1892 May 18 Insured in collision with steamer ATLANTIC, Marine City, MO.

1895 Jul 16 Grounded Niagara River, lightered cargo before released.

1900, Mar 29 Owned Kelleys Island Lime & Transport Co., Kelleys Island, OH.

1905, May 4 Owned John C. Pringle, St. Clair, MI. Towed barges J.J. BARLUM, IRON CLIFF & WM. A. YOUNG.

1913, Apr 25 Owned Pringle Barge Line Co., Mentor, OH.

1915, Jun 30 Owned William McFadden, et al., Detroit, MI, River Rouge Sand Company.

1915 Rebuilt Empire Ship Building Co., Buffalo, NY as sandsucker.

1916, May 2 Owned Interlake Sand & Gravel Co., Cleveland, OH.

1917, Jun 6 Burned.

1917, Jun 12 Documents surrendered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
John O. Greenwood
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Lorne Joyce
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

BOYCE, ISABELLA J. (1889, Steambarge)
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BOYCE, ISABELLA J. (1889, Steambarge)