DAYLIGHT (1865, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
6200
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ferrysburg, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
68
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Ferrysburg, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
7 Oct 1870
How:
Fire.
Notes:
Caught fire at lumber mill dock; burned to total loss along with mill.
History

1865 Built Ferrysville, MI; enrolled Detroit, MI.

1867 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI.

1868 Registered Muskegon, MI.

1870 Transported passengers Manistee, MI - Grand Haven, MI.

1870, Oct Whistle pipe blew out near Saugatuck, MI, struck north side of pier; towed by IRA CHAFFE.

1870, Oct 7 Burned to total loss Ferrysville, MI; owned Ralph Brittain.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
List of Merchant Vessels of the United States
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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DAYLIGHT (1865, Steamer)