STRONG, ALICE (1870, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
1901
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Berlin, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Roderick Calkins
Original Owner and Location:
John Strong, Junior, et.al., Berlin, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12.5 x 14" engines 5' x 8' tubular boiler, 90 pounds steam by Smith & Rupple, Cleveland
Dimensions
Length:
85'
Beam:
21.8'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
78.82
Tonnage (net):
65
History

1870 Port Huron to Toledo route, lumber & lath

1872, July 5 Owned Western Wrecking Company, Cleveland, Ohio

1874, April 13 Owned John Geissendorfer, et.al., Cleveland

1875 Owned H.W. Moore, Cleveland

1876 Owned Dizendorf, Cleveland

1883, September 30 Machinery removed, enrollment surrendered

1887 Sank at dock, Cleveland

1889, May 21 Owned William Hendrickson, Cleveland; re-enrolled

Cleveland, as a screw sand dredge, refitted with machinery

1890, May 17 Sunk by collision with steamer JOHN N. GLIDDEN off

Collingwood, Ontario, Lake Erie

1890, May 20 Tug CUSHING found wreck 2 miles off Nottingham, Ontario,

below Cleveland, 43 feet of water

1890, July 20 Raised

1890, August 4 Repaired; same rig, same owners

1893, December 2 Enrollement surrendered, Cleveland, "loss of vessel"

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

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STRONG, ALICE (1870, Steambarge)