ESTABROOK, J.S. (1867, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
13667
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Has a trunk cabin.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David Lester
Original Owner and Location:
Daivd Lester & Eber W. Cottrel, Marine City, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
17", 17" x 22" double engines acting on one shaft; from the DAN RHODES, 1885. 6'11" X 14.5' boiler. 8' wheel.
Dimensions
Length:
145'
Beam:
26.3'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
280.61
Capacity:
265,000 foot lumber
Final Disposition
Date:
14 May 1879
How:
Dismantled.
Notes:
Documents surrendered.
History

1867, May 13 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; carried lumber to Saginaw & towed barges.

1867, Oct 17 Broke shaft at Toledo, OH; repaired Marine City.

1868 Towed FLORENCE, LESTER & CLIFTON.

1869 Received new boiler.

1869, Sep Grounded Grosse Isle, Detroit River with barges in tow.

1870, Jul 29 Owned Toledo & Saginaw Transportation Co., Toledo.

1870, Aug 13 Ran Toledo - Saginaw with 6 barges, picked up a bark & returned in 7 days; towed M. STOCKTON, F. LESTER, SUNBURN & KENOSHA.

1870, Aug 24 Repaired Detroit for torn stern timbers & loose wheel.

1872 Repaired.

1873, May 13 Owned Joseph B. Higgins, East Saginaw.

1873, Oct 19 Sunk following collision with sunken pier, Fairport, OH; owned Wiggins & Turner, Saginaw.

1873 Raised & dismantled, machinery into GLADYS (1874), Marine City.

1879, May 14 Documents surrendered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. Patrick Labadie
Lytle List
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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

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ESTABROOK, J.S. (1867, Steambarge)