DAY, DAISY (1880, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
157002
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Lumber hooker.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jasper Hanson
Original Owner and Location:
Jacobs & Guyles, Manitowoc, WI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
103.4'
Beam:
20.7'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
146.86
Tonnage (net):
124.67
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lee's Pier, Little Pt. Stable, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
11 Oct 1891
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
2003, Aug Discovered by David Miesch.
History

May have been built Hamilton, WI; Lake Michigan lumber trade.

1880, May 18 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1881, Feb Lost rudder.

1881, Oct Grounded Two Rivers, WI; collision with schooner J.H. STEVENS.

1882, Feb 6 Owned John & Catherine E. Jacobs, Manitowoc, WI; ran Clay Banks, Sturgeon Bay vicinity - Chicago, IL with railroad ties.

1882, Apr Lost deckload.

1882, Jun 16 Owned John Anderson Chicago, IL.

1882, Jul 16 Loose wheel fastened at Wolf & Davidson dry dock.

1882, Sep Propeller shaft breaks off, Chicago, IL.

1884, Nov Damaged in heavy seas.

1885, Jun Nearly foundered.

1885, Jul Jettisons cargo after stranding.

1885, Oct 24 Owned George A. Wagar, lumberman, Mears, MI.

1885, Nov Stranded near Little Sable Pt., Lake Michigan.

1887, Dec Stranded near Little Sable Pt., Lake Michigan.

1888, Apr 24 Owned Abe Sent, Montague, MI, et al; 130hp engine.

1889, Apr 6 Owned George A. Wagar, Mears, MI.

1889, Nov Stranded Mears, MI; barely escaped destruction by nearby sawmill fire.

1891, Oct 11 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. Patrick Labadie
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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DAY, DAISY (1880, Steambarge)