LITTLE NELL (1857, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Hull Materials:
Wood
Original Owner and Location:
Jos. Elliott, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Boilers:
1
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Saginaw River.
Lake Huron.
Date:
19 Aug 1863
How:
Boiler explosion.
Final Cargo:
Freight.
Notes:
4 lives lost.
History

1857 Ran as night ferry, Detroit - Windsor.

1863 Owned Grover Holiday et al.

1863, Aug 29 Burned Saginaw River; ran in freight & mail service Saginaw - St. Charles, MI.

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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LITTLE NELL (1857, Ferry)