JOSEPHINE (1874, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
75763
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Steam scow.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Allan, McClelland & Co.
Master Carpenter:
Robert Allan
Original Owner and Location:
Hiram Bond, et.al., Milwaukee, WI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
99.2'
Beam:
25.3'
Depth:
6.5'
Tonnage (gross):
146
Final Disposition
Final Location:
N. of Milwaukee, White Fish Bay.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
14 Apr 1888
Final Cargo:
Sand.
Notes:
Sank due to navigational error.
History

1875, May 13 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI, for use as sand sucker.

1877, Apr 17 Damaged by fire at dock in Milwaukee.

1879, Aug Ashore South Point, Milwaukee; released.

1882, Jun Ordered to lay up by steamboat inspectors for not having proper boiler.

1883, Apr Pumped out schooner TWO BROTHERS on the Menominee River, Milwaukee.

1887, Mar In dry dock at Wolf & Davidsons Shipyard, Milwaukee for overhaul, replace deck beams & decks.

1888, Apr 14 Sank, Lake Michigan.

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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JOSEPHINE (1874, Steamer)