BOURKE, MARY N. (1889, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
92126
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Baraga, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Note: Similar to schooner-barge THOMAS NESTER (1888)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Nester
Master Carpenter:
H. L. Maynard, Milwaukee
Original Owner:
W.A. Bourke & Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
4
Dimensions
Length:
219'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
15.9'
Tonnage (gross):
920
Tonnage (net):
874
Capacity:
1,250,000' lumber, 2600 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
St. Martin's Bay, 15 miles N. of St. Ignace. St. Mary's River.
Date:
20 Sep 1914
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Last owned J.N. Garlock or D.C. Parson, Detroit, MI.
History

Towed to Detroit for spars & rigging.

Regularly towed by Bourke's steambarge SCHOOLCRAFT along with barge THOMAS NESTER until after 1910.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
John O. Greenwood
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

BOURKE, MARY N. (1889, Schooner-barge)
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