DANA, GEORGE (1869, Barge)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
39390
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Schooner barge; may have been built as a ferry.
Builder Name:
C. Hinman
Original Owner and Location:
A. Smith, Algonac, MI.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
138'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
304.02
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles from Grindstone City, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
1 Sep 1876
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Bay City, MI - Detroit, MI in tow of DUBUQUE; driven ashore by gale, cargo salvaged by tug WINSLOW.
History

1875 Owned Candler Bros., Detroit; "formerly a ferry boat".

1876 Owned Amelia Dana, Algonac, MI.

1876, Sep 1 Wrecked on Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
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

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DANA, GEORGE (1869, Barge)