ST. CLAIR (1854, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A. Cantin
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
156'
Beam:
26.3'
Depth:
10.3'
Tonnage (gross):
286
Tonnage (net):
272
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1/2 mile above Port Sanilac.
Lake Huron.
Date:
1 Oct 1888
How:
Foundered in gale.
Final Cargo:
350 tons coal
Notes:
5 lives lost.
History

1864 Dismantled, Detroit, MI.

1864, Sep 23 Owned Grand Trunk Railway Co., Sarnia, ONT; engine went into W.J. SPICER at Sarnia.

1866, Jul 26 Owned Captain John Strachen et al; rebuilt as lumber barge.

1869 Owned North Western Transportation Co., St. Clair, MI.

1870 Large repairs.

1871 Owned L.F. Hunt, East Saginaw, MI.

1873 Repaired at Clark's dock, Detroit.

1874 Rebuilt; 156.4 x 26.4 x 4.6'; 296 gross tons.

1875 Owned Lane et al, Saginaw, MI.

1878 Recaulked at Demsford & Alversons drydock, Detroit.

1879 Owned Green & Oths, Bay City, MI.

1883 Owned Charley Wescott et al, Marine City, MI; lying in Pine River, St. Clair; to be repaired & recieve new upper works at Marine City.

1888, Oct 1 Foundered off Sand Beach (Harbor Beach), Lake Huron.

1889, Apr 4 Enrollment surrendered "total loss in October 1888.

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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ST. CLAIR (1854, Steamer)