FREE TRADE (1884, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1884
Official Number:
120588
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Duluth, MN
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
J.J. Hibbard, Duluth, MN.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine built by Duluth Iron Works. Boiler by John D. Walsh.
Dimensions
Length:
65.7'
Beam:
13.4'
Depth:
4.7'
Tonnage (gross):
37.21
Tonnage (net):
32.04
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hughitt Av. slip, Superior, WI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
1 Nov 1890
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Burned to waterline in slip, laid up for season.
History

1884, Jul 28 First enrolled, improvements later that year; ran Duluth, MN - Superior, WI with MARY MARTIN & HATTIE LLOYD.

1888 Owned C.W. Wheeler & E.R. Short.

1889, May 5 Owned J.J. & C.D. Hibbard, Duluth; repaired & returned to service.

1890, Jun 5 Blew onto mudbanks near Rices Point, Duluth.

1890, Nov 1 Owned John Hanson, West Superior; burned, Lake Superior.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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FREE TRADE (1884, Ferry)