ENERGY (1883, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
85704
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wallaceburg, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Houses aft, round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Taylor
Original Owner and Location:
Wm. Scarlett McLean et al., Wallaceburg, ONT.
Ownership Notes:
Jas. H. McLean, Wallaceburg
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16.5 x 18", 240hp, 120rpm engine, Kerr Bros., Walkerville, ONT. 16 1/2' x 12', 75# firebox boiler, 1882.
Dimensions
Length:
81'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
6.5'
Tonnage (gross):
116
Tonnage (net):
70
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Amherstburg.
Date:
 Jan 1915
How:
Dismantled.
Notes:
1937 Hull removed from boneyard.
History

1883, Aug 22 Launched.

1884, Jun 10 Bound Wallaceburg - Detroit, sunk on Lake St. Clair; raised.

1890 River only, coarse freighter.

1899 Owned McQueen, Wallaceburg, ONT.

1914 Owned J. Hackett, Amherstburg, ONT.

1915, Jan Dismantled Amherstburg.

1915, Jan 12 Certificate of registry surrendered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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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