CROUSE, J.S. (1898, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1898
Official Number:
77313
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: One stack; pilot house aft.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Master Carpenter:
Charles W. Dusham
Original Owner and Location:
Ralph C. Brittain, Saugatuck, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14" x 16" engine, Henry Bloecker, Grand Haven, MI, 1898. 5.25' x 10' firebox boiler, 140# steam, Johnston Brothers, Ferrysburg, 1898.
Dimensions
Length:
89.7'
Beam:
16.8'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (gross):
82.26
Tonnage (net):
72.01
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sleeping Bear Bay, near Glen Arbor.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
15 Nov 1919
Final Depth:
14'
How:
Fire, run ashore.
Final Cargo:
Lumber & potatoes.
Notes:
Run ashore 500 feet from Glen Haven dock.
History

1898, Aug 16 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI.

1900, Jan 24 Owned R.C. Brittain & Calvin Whitney, Saugatuck.

1901, Jan 11 Owned Ralph C. Brittain.

1903 Ran Chicago, IL - Milwaukee, WI.

1905, Mar 16 Owned Benton Transportation Co, Benton Harbor; daily fruit trade St. Joseph - Milwaukee.

1907, Mar 13 Owned Estate of R.C. Brittain.

1907, Apr 19 New smokestack.

1908, Mar 24 Owned Charles Anderson, et al, Sheboygan, WI.

1919, Nov 15 Burned, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Ed Middleton
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

CROUSE, J.S. (1898, Steambarge)
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CROUSE, J.S. (1898, Steambarge)