BARLUM, JOHN J. (1890, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
76914
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
43
Builder Name:
Craig Shipbuilding Co.
Master Carpenter:
John Craig
Original Owner and Location:
W. C. Richardson, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
222.42'
Beam:
40.42'
Depth:
16.25'
Tonnage (gross):
1184.95
Tonnage (net):
1125.71
Capacity:
2,200 Tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Marblehead, OH, Sandusky Bay,
Lake Erie.
Date:
 May 1923
How:
Filled & sank.
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
1922, Sep 18 Foundered near Marblehead light. 1923, May "Removed to thirty footlow water datum by Corps of Engineers."
History

1890 Oct 12 Launched; 228' overall; towed by steamer KITTIE M. FORBES.

1892, Jan Owned H. J. Webb & Co., Cleveland, OH.

1891, Nov Damaged in heavy seas, Cleveland.

1894, Feb Owned Richardson Transportation Co.; towed by steamer ROUMANIA thru 1900.

1898, Nov Disabled, repaired Duluth, MN,

1901, Apr Purchased by Algoma Central Railway Co., Sault St. Marie, ONT, C107490.

1911 Owned Pringle Barge Line Co., Cleveland, OH.

1922, Sept, 18 Foundered Marblehead, OH.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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

BARLUM, JOHN J. (1890, Schooner-barge)
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BARLUM, JOHN J. (1890, Schooner-barge)