MANISTIQUE (1882, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
91436
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Gibraltar, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Linn & Craig
Master Carpenter:
Linn & Craig
Original Owner and Location:
Alger, Smith & Co., Detroit, MI.
Ownership Notes:
R. A. Alger, President.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
21 & 37 x 36", 375hp, 95rpm engine, Dry Dock engine Works, Detroit, MI, 1882. 8.5 x 16' steelboiler, Buhl Iron Works, Detroit.
Dimensions
Length:
157.1'
Beam:
31.1'
Depth:
12.5'
Tonnage (gross):
473.65
Tonnage (net):
382.47
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Huron.
Date:
18 Oct 1933
How:
Burned & scuttled.
Notes:
Dismantled Sarnia, ONT prior to scuttling.
History

Built for lumber trading & raft towing.

Date unknown Towed rafts Lake Huron lumber trade.

1886, Oct 12 Owned Henry N. Loud, Oscoda, MI.

1886, Nov 18 Lost her tow & her schooners MARINETTE & MENEKAUNEE driven ashore & wrecked near Frankfort MI, Lake Michigan; 12 lost.

1887 1 firebox boiler; 12 x 15', 120# by M. Riter, Buffalo, NY; towed ANGUS SMITH, FAVORITE, DAVID LANCE, J. E. VANCE & EMMA L. COYNE.

1890, Mar 27 Owned Benj. Boutell & P. C. Smith, Bay City, MI.

1891, Mar 4 Rig changed, one spar removed, one mast removed.

1892, Apr 9 Owned S. B. Grummond, Detroit, MI.

1892, May 29 Owned James Reid et al, Bay City.

1894, Apr 26 Owned Edward Hall, Detroit.

1898 Towed CONNELLY BROS, B. W. JENNESS, ST. PETER, ANNA GROVER, HERSCHEL, ALLEGHENY, GOSHAWK & GARDNER.

1899 Towed A. C. MAXWELL, ONEOTA, PESHTIGO & DELWARE.

1900 Towed OGARITA & S. B. GARDNER.

1901 Towed C. J. FILLMORE, DELWARE & B. W. JENNESS.

1902 Towed HOMER & OUR SON.

1903 Owned Reid Wrecking Co. (and/or Sarnia Bay Towage & Salvage Co. Ltd.), Sarnia, ONT; 474 gross / 322 net tons; C96860.

1904, Aug 2 Redocumented in U.S., Port Huron, MI.

1904, Sep 14 Raised steamer WALTER L. FROST, Glen Haven, MI, Lake Michigan.

1907 Towed KELDERHOUSE & HANSOMBE.

1917, Jun 14 Owned Reid Towing & Wrecking Co., WV.

1929 In Canadian Registry.

1930 Owned Sincennes McNaughton Lines Ltd., Montreal, QUE.

Date Unknown Dismantled, Sarnia.

1933, Oct 18 Burned & scuttled, Lake Huron.

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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MANISTIQUE (1882, Steambarge)