WESTON, I. M. (1883, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
100325
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: plain head, round stern
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Master Carpenter:
Duncan Robertson
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas J. Waters, Muskegon, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 x 18", 200hp, 125rpm engine, Wilson & Hendrie, Montague, MI, 1883 6 1/4 x 12', 85# firebox boiler, Wilson & Hendrie, Montague, MI, 1883
Dimensions
Length:
96.5'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
95.11
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Chicago Drainage Canal, IL
Lake Michigan
Date:
4 Sep 1902
Notes:
laid up for repairs at time of fire
History

1883, Jun 1 First enrolled Grand Haven, MI

1886, Aug 6 Received new upperworks; later chartered by Rogers & Bird, consort to TAYLOR

1888, May 26 Owned Peter Ditchey & Sandusky Steamboat & Fishing Co., Kelleys Island, OH; 95.11 gross/57.66 net tons

1892, Aug 31 Owned B. W. Davis & Richard Blink, Sandusky, OH

1892-93 Fruit trade, Saugatauk, MI-Chicago, IL

1893, Apr 7 Fitted with cabin & sleeping accomodations

1897, Aug 26 Owned Norman L. Baker, Kenosha, WI

1897, Sep 23 Owned William P. Robertson, Frankfort, MI

1898, Aug 17 Owned S. S. Burks, DesPlaines, IL & William P. Robertson, Frankfort

1898, Oct 31 Owned Andrew Flagstad, Montague, MI

1900, Mar 30 Repaired, pilothouse altered

1900, Apr 6 Owned Drainage Canal Transportation & Amusement Co., Chicago

1900-02 Excursion trade Chicago-Rockport, Chicago Drainage Canal

1902, Sep 4 Burned Chicago Drainage Canal

1902, Oct 16 Documents surrendered Chicago

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

WESTON, I. M. (1883, Steambarge)
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WESTON, I. M. (1883, Steambarge)