NO.3 (1896, Barge)


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
67317
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Railroad car ferry
Hull Materials:
Wood
Hull Number:
70
Builder Name:
Craig Shipbuilding Company
Original Owner and Location:
Lake Michigan Carferry Transportation Company, Peshtigo, Wisconsin
Ownership Notes:
Subsidiary of the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
306.4'
Beam:
46.6'
Depth:
12.2'
Tonnage (gross):
1581
Tonnage (net):
1581
Capacity:
28 railroad cars
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Long Point, Lake Erie
Date:
12 Nov 1900
How:
Storm
Final Cargo:
Pulpwood
Notes:
Badly damaged in gale along with sister barge NO.4, crews taken off by tug S.M.FISCHER all safe, barges total loss
History

1896 Entered service as car ferry, Lake Michigan - Peshtigo, Wisconsin

to South Chicago, Illinois

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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NO.3 (1896, Barge)