BOND, HIRAM R. (1888, Dredge)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
95966
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Dredge
Note: Scow built sand dredge.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Milwaukee Shipyard Co.
Master Carpenter:
John Fitzgerald
Original Owner and Location:
Hiram R. Bond, Milwaukee, WI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16" x 20" engine, 180hp, 145 rpm, Vulcan Iron Works, Milwaukee, WI, 1888. 16' x 20' firebox boiler, 80# steam, Excelsior Iron Works, Chicago, IL 1876.
Dimensions
Length:
113'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
7.7'
Tonnage (gross):
230
Tonnage (net):
138
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Outside Milwaukee harbor.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
29 May 1905
How:
Sunk by car ferry PERE MARQUETTE 20 in fog.
Notes:
Crew all saved.
History

1888, Jul 14 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI; owned Hiram R. Bond, Milwaukee, WI.

1889, Sep 11 Owned Milwaukee Sand Co, Hiram Bond, President.

1894, May 19 Owned Milwaukee Sand & Gravel Co.

1905, May 31 Documents surrendered Milwaukee, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
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

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BOND, HIRAM R. (1888, Dredge)