MANITOBA (1870, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1870
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chatham, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Had a shallow-draft scow hull, built for river duty.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Merriam
Original Owner and Location:
Crow, Chatham, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
10hp or 50hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
80'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
80
Tonnage (net):
69
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Chatham, ONT. Thames River
Date:
31 Oct 1883
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Caught fire & burned to total loss.
History

1870, May Launched.

1875 Operated between Wallaceburg & Detroit, MI.

1877 Owned A. T. Crowe, Dover East, ONT; 74 x 20.7 x 5.9'.

1879 Owned Kelley & S., Chatham, ONT.

1880, Sep 8 Seized by Deputy Collector at Detroit for coasting law violation.

1883, Nov 1 Burned, Chatham.

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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MANITOBA (1870, Steambarge)