GOWEN, ALBERT Y. (1888, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
106553
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lorain, OH
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Henry D. Root
Original Owner and Location:
Kelley Island Lime & Transportation Co., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine 18 x 20" stroke, 300hp @ 140rpm by Tifft & Sons, Buffalo, NY. 1 firebox boiler, 6'9" x 12'6", 125# steam, built by Tifft & Sons, Buffalo, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
118.4'
Beam:
26.6'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
213
Tonnage (net):
180
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Levis, QUE.
St. Lawrence River.
Date:
  1923
How:
Scrapped.
Notes:
Damaged in storm on way back to Lakes; broken up.
History

1888, Jun 14 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1889, Jul Burned Cleveland; rebuilt, 2 decks, 120 x 27 x 6.5, 392 gross / 331 net tons.

1893, Jun Collided with schooner KITCHEN off Cleveland; minor damage.

1899 Towed C.E. PELTON.

1899, Aug Sunk in Detroit River after catching fire; recovered.

1909 Rebuilt as sand dredge; readmeasured 266 gross / 176 net tons.

1914, Sep 26 Owned W.L. McFadden et al, Detroit, MI.

1916, Apr 12 Owned Edward Glosser, et al, Detroit.

1916, Oct 4 Sold to R.A. Christie, Havana, Cuba; used in Cuban waters.

1923, May 22 Documents surrendered at New York; sold Canadian for libels at sheriff's sale, Levis, QUE. 1918.

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

GOWEN, ALBERT Y. (1888, Steambarge)
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GOWEN, ALBERT Y. (1888, Steambarge)