BRINK, BEN (1888, Barge)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
31541
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Scow-built.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
150'
Beam:
29'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
317
Tonnage (net):
317
Final Disposition
Date:
  1922
How:
Abandoned.
History

1889 Towed by ALPENA.

1890 Towed by CH. HEBARD.

1890, Sep 16 Reported lost in storm but picked up drifting past Houghton, captain & crew of five all rescued.

1892, Oct 7 Aground, tug MERRICK sent to assistance.

1893, Jul Towed by J.H. SHRIGLEY.

1894, Apr 30 Will be towed Duluth from Cleveland, to be used as lighter, had spars taken out & newly housed.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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