GLENN (1889, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
86045
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
South Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Philip Hancock, Saugatuck, MI
Master Carpenter:
Philip Hancock
Original Owner and Location:
Henry W. Williams, South Haven, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
60hp.
Dimensions
Length:
108.6'
Beam:
21.8'
Depth:
8.4'
Tonnage (gross):
203.69
Tonnage (net):
123.27
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near New York highway 104; remains burned & covered.
Irondequoit Bay. Lake Ontario
Date:
  1927
How:
Abandoned.
History

1889, Jun 10 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI, fruit shipping trade.

1891, Mar 6 Remodeled for passenger service, upper deck added; 277 gross / 199 net tons.

1891, Mar 19 Owned H. W. Williams, South Haven & Lora A. Wiley, Lansing, MI.

1892, Mar 28 Owned H. W. William Transportation Co., South Haven.

1893 Chartered by Morton & Graham, St. Joseph.

1898 New machinery 14 & 28 x 20 engine, Montague Iron Works; 17' x 12' firebox boiler, Johnston Bros.

1902, Apr 29 Owned Dunkley - Williams Co., Michigan City, IN.

1903, Jul 10 Burned at Chicago dry dock; rebuilt, 135 gross ton; enclosure removed from upper deck.

1907 Laid up, decline in fruit crop.

1908, May 9 Owned George T. Arnold, Mackinaw Island.

1908, Aug 24 Owned Duckley - Williams Co., Michigan City.

1909, May 5 Owned Oliver M. Norton, Chicago.

1909, Jun 1 Owned Chicago & South Haven Steam Ship Co.

1911, Jun 11 Refitted after 3 year layup; taken to Charlotte, NY, Lake Ontario.

1911, Jun 16 Grand Haven, owned Ontario Navigation Co., Irondequoit, NY.

1927, Nov 23 Abandoned.

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

GLENN (1889, Steambarge)
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GLENN (1889, Steambarge)