WHITE SWAN (1922, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1922
Official Number:
222237
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: built for floour cargo
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Burger Boat Co.
Original Owner and Location:
William Williamson, Manitowoc, WI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Diesel
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
0
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Kahlenberg semi-diesel, 120hp, 10" cylinders by 10 1/2" stroke
Dimensions
Length:
81'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (gross):
99
Tonnage (net):
87
Capacity:
180 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
off Ile aux Galets (Skillagallee)
Lake Michigan
Date:
 Dec 1956
How:
foundered
Final Cargo:
hardwood logs
Notes:
bound Lime Island for Petoskey
History

1925 Owned Oriental Mills Transit Co., Manitowoc

1946, Mar 23 Owned J. P. & Richard N. Lyons, Lorain, OH, Lake Huron; lumber trade

1956, Nov 29 Stranded

1956, Dec Broke loose, foundered

after 1956, Dec Engine salvaged

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

WHITE SWAN (1922, Steambarge)
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WHITE SWAN (1922, Steambarge)