LINCOLN (1872, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
88638
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catherines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Malencthon Simpson
Original Owner and Location:
James & Alex Norris / John Duncamson, St. Catherines / Amherstburg
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
Propulsion Notes:
36" x 30", 300hp low pressure steam engine, George N. Oille, St. Catherines, 1872.
Dimensions
Length:
131'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
375
Tonnage (net):
247
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Little Pike Bay, near Fishing Islands, ONT. Lake Huron.
Date:
19 Oct 1887
How:
Driven ashore, wrecked in gale.
Notes:
Later recovered - hull used to build LILLIE SMITH.
History

1872 Built St. Catherines, ONT. by Melancthon Simpson for James Norris et al.

1873 - 1880 Sailed for Merchants Montreal & Chicago Line.

1878, Aug 24 Broke machinery, Kenosha, WI, Lake Michigan.

1880 Rudder repaired in dry dock - towed barges in Kingston grain trade.

1881 Carried railroad iron Kingston - Chicago.

1887, Oct 19 Driven ashore & wrecked in gale at Little Pike Bay, near Fishing Islands, ONT, Lake Huron - hull later recovered & used to build LILLIE SMITH.

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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LINCOLN (1872, Steambarge)