ISLAND BELLE (1877, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1877
Official Number:
100207
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
S.G. Johnson
Original Owner and Location:
S.G. Johnson, Clayton, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
103'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
82.4
Tonnage (net):
58.5
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hamtramck dock, Detroit, MI.
Date:
6 Sep 1885
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Not the current city of Hamtramck but a village along the river north of Detroit, since annexed. 1885, Oct Engine & boiler removed by steambarge FLORENCE, went into barge NELLIE.
History

1877, May Launched; ran Alexandria Bay & Cape Vincent in railroad connection.

1885, Sep 6 Burned, Detroit River; owned Whipple, Detroit.

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

ISLAND BELLE (1877, Propeller)
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ISLAND BELLE (1877, Propeller)