BALDWIN, S.C. (1871, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
23957
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: 1 mast, plain head, round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Campbell & Owen
Master Carpenter:
Stephen R. Kirby
Original Owner and Location:
Escanaba & Lake Michigan Transportation Co., St. Clair, MI
Ownership Notes:
Ira H. Owen managing.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
26" x 33" engine, Dry Dock Engine Works, 1871. original boiler 18' long.
Dimensions
Length:
160'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
418.18
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Twin River Point, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
27 Aug 1908
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Stone.
Notes:
Crew of 3, 1 lost.
History

1871, Mar Launched.

1871, Apr 26 Enrolled Port Huron, MI, carried ore Escanaba, Milwaukee & Chicago; towing FANNY NEIL.

1871, Jul Jettisoned pig iron between Sheboygan & Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1873, Apr 5 Altered & readmeasured, 160.0' x 30.0' x 11.6'; 633.99 gross tons.

1876, Apr 30 Ashore North Point Reef, Lake Huron.

1876, Jun 18 Collision with schooner ELLEN SPRY off Kewaunee, WI.

1877 Ashore near Alpena, MI on North point.

1877 Repaired Detroit.

1879, Feb 10 Owned InterOcean Transportation Company, Milwaukee, WI.

1881 Repaired, made single deck.

1882 Owned D. Whitney Jr., Detroit, MI.

1884 Reported damaged Ashland, WI.

1884 Rebuilt, steel arches, double decks; 172'x 30'x 12'10", 412 gross tons/356 net tons. Dry Dock Engine Works of Detroit rebuilt engine to Steeple Compound, 21", 37" x 32", 450hp @ 100rpm. Firebox boiler 8'6" x 16', 100 psi, McGregor & Sons Boiler Works, Detroit, MI 1884.

1886, Sep Aground Lake George with R. J. Hackett; released by tug MYSTIC.

1891, Apr 13 Owned Whitney Transportation Company, Hamtramck, MI.

1892, Apr 6 Owned S.R. MacLaren et al, Toledo, OH.

1894, Nov 5 Collision with steamer IRON KING off Marine City, MI, sank in 35' water.

1894, Nov 9 Raised, rebuilt Port Huron, MI.

1903, Nov 20 Sunk by ice, Green Bay, WI. Raised & rebuiilt as barge, Sturgeon Bay, WI.

1905, May 29 Owned Adolph Green, Green Bay, WI.

1905, Oct 19 Stranded near Sturgeon Bay.

1908, Aug 27 Foundered Twin River Point, WI, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Beesons Marine Directory
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Peter J. VanderLinden
Richard J. Wright, Bowling Green State University
Lorne Joyce
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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