ELLA G. (1882, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
135588
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Clinton, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
J. G. Gillespie
Original Owner and Location:
John Homegardner, Sandusky, OH.
Power
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
15 x 48" stroke engine. 7 1/4 x 14', 75# steam tubular iron boiler, by T. & J. McGregor Boiler Works, Detroit, MI.
Dimensions
Length:
103.2'
Beam:
26.6'
Depth:
5.2'
Tonnage (gross):
110
Tonnage (net):
72
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Toledo, OH. Lake Erie
Date:
  1928
How:
Abandoned.
History

1882 Cleveland - Erie Islands, stone trade.

1890 Owned Isaac G. Gillespie, Toledo.

1891 Owned James H. Davis, Toledo.

1892 Rebuilt as screw steambarge; 108.8 x 27.2 x 6.5'; 115 gross / 109 net tons, HPNC engine, 14 1/2 x 16" stroke, 200hp @ 180rpm, Pound Mfg. Co., Lockport, NY; 6' x 121", 80# steam firebox boiler, Neil Moore, Sandusky.

1900 Owned David F. Doville, Toledo.

1919 Owned R. F. Doville, Toledo; to New York City, NY.

1925 Owned New York & Stanten Island Lighterage Corp., Staten Island, NY.

1928 Abandoned, New York, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Peter J. VanderLinden
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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ELLA G. (1882, Steamer)