SAWYER, PHILETUS (1884, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1884
Official Number:
150334
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Green Bay, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Master Carpenter:
Andrew A. Johnson
Original Owner and Location:
F.A. Hogan & M.A. English, Green Bay
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
Two 18 x 20" engines by Phoenix Iron Works, Port Huron, MI
Dimensions
Length:
152'
Beam:
31.6'
Depth:
9.6'
Tonnage (gross):
449.85
Tonnage (net):
308
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pennsylvania Railroad dock near Ash St., Toledo, OH. Maumee River
Date:
11 Jul 1922
How:
Burned.
History

1888, Aug Hauled last load of stone from Marquette, MI to Grand Marais for harbor of refuge.

1890 Enrolled Chicago, IL; owned South Side Lumber Co.

1891 Engines replaced with 18 + 34 x 30", 30hp @ 97rpm single steeple compound engine by Manistee Iron Works; One 8 1/2' x 141" @ 110# steam, firebox boiler by Phoenix Iron Works (1887).

1915, Jun 23 Enrolled Chicago; owned Philetus Sawyer Corp.

1916, Aug 25 Owned J.J. Tindall et al, Chicago..

1918, Jan 10 Owned Wells Transit Co., Michigan City, IN; home port Michigan City; 1 deck, 2 masts.

1918 Enrolled Toledo, OH; owned Citizens Sand & Gravel Co., Toledo.

1919, Jun 13 Documents surrendered, Toledo; "Change name of corporate owners".

1922, Jul 11 Burned At Pensylvania Railroad dock, Toledo.

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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