STEWART, RHODA (1873, Barge)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
56488
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Galloway
Original Owner and Location:
Abram Smith et al, Algonac, MI
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
138.8'
Beam:
29.4'
Depth:
10.9'
Tonnage (gross):
323
Final Disposition
Final Location:
At breakwater, Cleveland, OH. Lake Erie
Date:
  1921
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1921, Aug 16 Documents surrendered; "vessel abandoned".
History

1866, May Boiler expolosion off Middle Island near Alpena, MI; cargo lumber.

1880, May 1 Owned Jesse H. Farwell et al, Detroit, MI; converted for sand trade; changed to propeller; 447.1 gross tons; 2 masts; engine steeple compound, 19 & 36 x 36"; 280hp; 80rpm; built 1865 by S.F. Hodge & Co; firebox boiler 8' x 16'; 90#; by Detroit Locomotive Works(1880); 2 masts.

1881, Mar 14 Owned George Prentis, Detroit; 447.1 gross/356.69 net tons.

1883, Sep 15 Owned H. Howard, Port Huron, MI; 1 mast.

1884, Apr 30 Owned E.C. Recor et al, St. Clair, MI.

1892, Apr 15 Owned W.E. Rice, Harbor Beach, MI.

1898, May 22 Aground Pipe Island near Detour, MI; released by tug MERRICK.

1900, Feb 5 Owned Mary C. Rice, Harbor Beach, MI.

1904, Jun 15 Owned L.P. & J.A. Smith, Cleveland, OH.

1906, Jul 3 Owned Cleveland Dredge & Dock Co.

1906, Aug Crippled when tow broke while towing barges WILLIAM GRANDY & AGNES POTTER off Euclid Beach near Cleveland; both barges grounded.

1907, Mar 5 Owned Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., New Jersey; registered Duluth, MN; sand & gravel carrier.

1921 Abandoned.

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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