FAXTON, T.S. (1874, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
145020
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Simon G. Johnson
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
19 x 37 x 22" engine, 300hp @ 110rpm (1874).
Dimensions
Length:
120'
Beam:
23.5'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
153
Tonnage (net):
92
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Marine City, MI.
St. Clair River.
Date:
20 Oct 1901
How:
Burned.
Notes:
1901, Nov 5 Documents surrendered; lost by fire; bottom of hull raised & used in construction of steam barge EDWARD P. RECOR US136991.
History

1874, Sep 21 Enrolled Cape Vincent, NY.

1877 Owned Henry C. Root et al.

1879 Chartered Hannah Lay & Co., opposite CITY OF GRAND RAPIDS as pleasure steamer; ran Traverse City, MI, Petoskey, MI & Mackinac, MI.

1879, May Engine repaired Detroit Dry Dock.

1880, Jun Chartered by Henry Baby for excursion purposes.

1881 Owned Perry C. Hannah, Traverse City, MI.

1885 Enrolled Charlevoix, MI, 153.99 gross / 91.68 net tons.

1887, May 27 Owned Mackinaw Transportation Co.; ran Mackinaw City & St. Ignace, MI.

1889 Owned George T. Arnold, Mackinaw Island, MI.

1892, Feb Overhauled.

1895 Repaired Manistee, MI.

1896 Owned Richard Armstrong, Bay City, MI.

1898 Ran Chicago, IL, Waukegan, WI & Kenosha, WI.

1900 Owned Josephine McAllister, Detroit, MI.

1901, Oct 20 Burned Marine City, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Ed Middleton
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
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

FAXTON, T.S. (1874, Propeller)
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FAXTON, T.S. (1874, Propeller)