LELAND (1873, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
15917
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
New Jerusalem, OH
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. McLeod
Original Owner and Location:
Eber Ward, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
23 + 39 x 21" stroke engine. 10 x 14' firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
148'
Beam:
27.6'
Depth:
11.2'
Tonnage (gross):
324.96
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Huron, OH. Lake Erie
Date:
  1913
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
May have been raised & dismantled at Detroit.
History

1873, Jul 8 Enrolled at Detroit, to be used in Lake Michigan iron ore trade.

1877, Jun 6 Owned T.C. Owen, Ypsilanti, MI.

1878, Oct 31 Owned Charles Reynolds et al, Chicago.

1879, May 13 Aground Cathead Point, Lake Michigan.

1882, Mar 26 Collision with schooner E.M. PORTCH, Sheboygan, WI, Lake Michigan.

1883, Apr 23 Owned Elk Rapids Iron Co, Charlevoix, MI.

1887, Apr 12 Owned L.L. Slyfield et al, Port Huron, MI.

1888, Nov 28 Burned & sank at Huron, OH; raised in December.

1889, Aug 26 Rebuilt, owned M.Q. Fox, Marblehead, OH; readmeasured 366.15 gross / 318.36 net tons.

1896, Apr 18 Owned Henry Graefe, Sandusky, OH.

1898, Jan 31 Owned John Perew, Buffalo.

1898, Feb 12 Owned Burton W. Wilson, Port Clinton, OH.

1900, Apr 16 Owned Clara H. Lutis et al, Port Clinton.

1901, Apr 26 Owned Port Clinton Transportation Co, Port Clinton.

1904, May 3 Burned at Port Clinton.

1908, May 13 Rebuilt, owned Theobald Emit, St. Clair, MI.

1909, Nov 17 Owned William Burns, Detroit.

1910, Dec 7 Burned at Huron, OH.

1911, May 26 Owned Guy Wyman, Painesville, OH.

1913, Sep 15 Documents surrendered, "vessel abandoned".

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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LELAND (1873, Steambarge)