ARCTIC (1864, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
299
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Peck & Masters
Master Carpenter:
Elihu M. Peck
Original Owner and Location:
Buffalo & Cleveland Transportation Co., Buffalo, NY
Ownership Notes:
Dean Richmond, President
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
190.38'
Beam:
28.46'
Depth:
11.91'
Tonnage (old style):
618 32/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off White Rock, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
15 Sep 1893
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound from Toledo, OH to Escanaba, MI; began leaking during heavy gale & foundered. 1894, Mar 31 Documents surrendered Marquette, MI.
History

Built for package freight & passengers.

1864, Apr 20 Launched; operated by New York Central Railroad; ran Cleveland & Buffalo to Lake Superior.

1865, May 29 Readmeasured 193.7 x 28.1 x 10.8; 786.58 gross tons.

1866 Ran Buffalo, NY - Cleveland, OH - Green Bay, WI.

1867 Ran Toledo, OH - Buffalo, NY

1868 Ran Buffalo, NY- Cleveland, OH - Chicago, IL.

1869 Ran Buffalo, NY - Lake Superior.

1870, Jun Chartered by Canadian Government to transport troops & supplies from Sault Ste. Marie, ONT to Ft. William, ONT during Red River expedition.

1872, 1879, 1880, 1881 Repaired.

1878-79 Ran in Lake Superior Transit Co. fleet.

1886-87 Rebuilt as steambarge; 596 gross/410 net tons.

1887, Apr 16 Owned George Hall, et al, Ogdensburg, NY.

1888, May 01 Owned Nelson Whipple & Frederick Roberts, Detroit, MI.

1889, Mar 26 Owned C.W. Pardee & H.A. Crane, Buffalo, NY & A.M. Dodge, New York City.

1890, May 01 Ashore Minorville; released; repaired Manitowoc.

1891, Jan 20 Owned Penokee Lumber Co., Buffalo, NY.

1892, Apr 07 Owned C.H. Woodruff, Buffalo, NY et al.

1892, Oct 15 Owned A.F. Underwood & John S. Cowen, Menominee, MI.

1893, Sep 05 Foundered.

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. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
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
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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ARCTIC (1864, Propeller)