WARD, JOHN P. (1857, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
12791
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Stupinsky
Original Owner:
United States Government
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
113' 10"
Beam:
20'
Depth:
7' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
160.79
Final Disposition
How:
Rebuilt as J.S.SEAVERNS, US76152
History

1851, May Enrolled Detroit; used for surveyors on St.Clair Flats

dredging

1861 Rebuilt by J.L.Wolverton; machinery from GORE (1838); owned John

Pridgeon, Detroit, Michigan; used as boom tug on Saginaw River

1865, July 24 Burned, Bay City; raised

1866, November 7 Made fore & aft schooner for lumber trade; machinery

into W.R.CLINTON

1868, April 5 Sold by L.M. Mason to W.W. Hart, Detroit; 112.11 gross

tons

1871 Rebuilt; owned George Fletcher, Detroit

1873 Owned J.P. Hemstead, Detroit

1877, August 3 Owned J. Plumsted, Chicago, Illinois

1878, April 29 Owned Mary E. Richardson, Milwaukee, Wisconsin;

2 masts, 114.4 x 22 x 6.9', 101.68 net tons

1878, September Wrecked off Little Point Sauble; crew saved by small

boats; rebuilt at Saugatuck as J.S.SEAVERNS

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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WARD, JOHN P. (1857, Steamer)