STEWART, R.G. (1878, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1878
Official Number:
110341
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Niagara River passenger & freight ferry.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
George H. Notter
Original Owner and Location:
Thornton & Archibald, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
Propulsion Notes:
14 & 24 x 22" engine; 230hp; 95 rpm; by Pount Manufacturing Co., Lockport, NY; firebox boiler; 6'6" x 14'; by M. Riter Works, Buffalo, NY; 90#.
Dimensions
Length:
100'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
149.26
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Michigan Island off the Apostle Islands.
Lake Superior.
Date:
4 Jun 1899
How:
Fire.
Final Cargo:
Passenger & cattle.
Notes:
Went aground & burned. 1983 Wreck located.
History

1882 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; 149 gross/121 net tons.

1883 Owned Ira F. Holt, Detroit, MI.

1883 Rebuilt at John Oades shipyard, Detroit; 195.57 gross/169.97 net tons.

1889 Repaired.

1893 Owned Cornelius O. Flynn, Duluth, MN.

1893, Jun 2 Collision with Western Transit freighter BUFFALO near Chicago harbor.

1894 Owned Samuel C. McQuade.

1894, Sep 24 Lost rudder; towed by tug ELLA G. STONE; repaired at Williams, Daugherty & Upham's yard on Rice's point.

1896 Owned Abbie E. McQuade, administrator of estate of S.C. McQuade.

1898 Owned Gertrude O. Flynn.

1899 Owned Corneluis O. Flynn.

1899, Jun 4 Aground & burned.

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

STEWART, R.G. (1878, Propeller)
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STEWART, R.G. (1878, Propeller)