HOPE (1870, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
95035
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Note: One stack.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Campbell & Co. (Detroit Dry Dock Co.)
Master Carpenter:
J. G. Campbell
Original Owner and Location:
Geo. N. Brady, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Propulsion Notes:
24 x 36" engine by Loco Works, Detroit, MI(1860).
Dimensions
Length:
101'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
149
Final Disposition
Date:
  1915
How:
Dismantled.
Notes:
1938 Dropped from Canadian list of shipping.
History

1870, Jul 20 Collision with steamer MILTON D. WARD, Detroit Rvier at Detroit.

1874 Rebuilt as screw ferry, 95 x 25 x 8', 170 gross / 116 net tons.

1874, Sep Collision, Detroit River at Detroit with schooner ONONDAGA.

1875, Feb 27 Owned Detroit, Belle Isle & Windsor Ferry Co., Windsor, ONT; C71252; 95 x 25 x 8.2', 180.28 gross / 113.58 net tons; "combined power" engine, 24 x 36"; 80hp, Detroit Locomotive Works, Detroit, MI.

1880, May 5 Remeasured, 169.96 gross / 115.58 net tons; made screw steamer; steeple compound engine, 16 & 18 x 18", 150hp, Kerr Bros. Walkerville, MI.

c1892 Laid up Sandwich, ONT; "haunted wreck."

1895 Owned E.C. Maytham, Buffalo, ran Niagara River.

1896 Rebuilt Walkerville, MI; owned International Ferry Co., Buffalo; ran Black Rock - Bridgeburg, ONT.

1898 Repaired.

1898, Jul 16 Laid up.

1899 Owned Maytham & Co., Windsor, ONT.

1911 Owned Buffalo & Fort Erie Ferry & Railway Co. Ltd.

1915 Dismantled.

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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HOPE (1870, Ferry)