ELIZA (1868, Barge)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
36126
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bangor, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Michael C. McCarthy
Original Owner and Location:
Michael C. McCarthy, Bangor, MI.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
102.5'
Beam:
24.5'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
145.58
History

1868, Jun 23 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned Eliza McCarthy et al, Bangor, MI.

1870, Mar Lengthened 30' at Crosthwaite's Shipyard.

1871 171 gross tons, scow schooner.

1879 170 ton scow-barge; owned M. Nagle, "not insurable".

1887, Jul 7 Enrolled as schooner, rig changed to 2 masts; owned F.E. Boutele; 132.2' x 24.5' x 7.5', 170 gross tons.

1887, Aug 8 Owned N.P. Stewart.

1887, Oct 29 Leaking, Sand Beahc, Lake Huron; repaired.

1891, Apr 24 Owned William Latour.

1893, Sep 13 Enrollment surrendered Port Huron; "dismantled - made lighter.

1898, Aug After resting on bottom full of water for several years at Bay City, MI, pumped out & converted to lighter.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
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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ELIZA (1868, Barge)