ISLANDER (1846, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kelleys Island, OH
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Daniel Dibble
Original Owner and Location:
Datus Kelley et al, Kelley Island, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Sawgut 1 x 4.
Dimensions
Length:
76'
Beam:
16' 2"
Depth:
6' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
73 35/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Ottawa.
Date:
  1876
How:
Fire.
History

1846, Sep Launched.

1846, Oct 15 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1847, Mar 30 Adrift in ice, Lake Erie; recovered.

1848, Nov 29 or 30 Aground Kellys Island, Lake Erie.

1854, Jun 24 Owned Timothy Barron et al, St. Clair, MI.

1855, Aug 13 Owned Solomon Presley, Detroit.

1856, Mar 12 Owned Charles Lappan, Detroit.

1857, Jul Sunk Detroit River in collision with steamer PEARL; raised.

1857, Sep 18 Owned James W. Steinhoff, Detroit; ran Detroit - Chatham, ONT.

1859, Oct 18 Damaged in Lake Huron Gale.

1860, Apr 18 Collided with ferry boat UNION.

1861, Mar 18 Struck by steamer RUBY, sunk & raised.

1861 Owned Dan Ranson, Goderich, ONT.

1862, Jul 24 Rebuilt as steamer BRUCE.

1862 Owned George Rumball & Thomas Every, Goderich, ONT.

1866 Ran Belleville, ONT - Oswego, NY.

1874 Owned W.H. Comstock, Brockville, ONT.

1876 Owned D.S. Booth, Brockville.

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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ISLANDER (1846, Steamer)