YOSEMITE (1867, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
27541
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Fordham
Original Owner and Location:
John C. Estes, et.al., Sandusky, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
26 x 28" engine 7'8" x 14' at 85 pounds steam by Detroit Locomotive Works
Dimensions
Length:
152.3'
Beam:
28.8'
Depth:
9.6'
Tonnage (gross):
310.07
Tonnage (net):
229.42
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Emerson, Michigan, Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior
Date:
30 Apr 1892
How:
Burned
Notes:
Towing two barges, she caught fire & burned
History

1867, April 16 Launched

1867, April 26 Enrolled Sandusky, Ohio; ran with 375,000' lumber to

Saginaw, Michigan

1868 Carried 500 barrels salt

1869, May Repaired & improvements made at Detroit, Michigan

1873 Typical cargo 18,000 bushels wheat

1874 Repaired

1875 Ran on S & S Line, Sandusky as lumber barge

1879, March Reboilered by Detroit Locomotive Works, Detroit

1881 Towed WALBRIDGE & JOURNEYMAN in Bay City & Sandusky lumber trade

1883 Repaired; towed barge SEMINOLE in Saginaw & Cleveland lumber trade

1884 Repaired

1885 Towed WOLVERINE Saginaw to Cleveland lumber trade

1886 Towed C.N.RYAN

1888 Towed C.N.RYAN & C.H.JOHNSON

1889 Towed LYON, Lake Superior to Cleveland in lumber trade

1890 Towed RYAN & MONTCALM

1890, June Broken shaft repaired at Port Huron, Michigan

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

YOSEMITE (1867, Steambarge)
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YOSEMITE (1867, Steambarge)