MARSH, GEORGE A. (1879, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1879
Official Number:
85588
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John E. Monk
Master Carpenter:
J.B. Harte
Original Owner and Location:
Julia A. Hart, Sandusky
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
2 engines, 2 rudders. 10", 10" x 10" engines. 3'5" x 10'3" tubular marine boiler; 90# steam.
Dimensions
Length:
86.2'
Beam:
19.7'
Depth:
4.2'
Tonnage (gross):
62
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Escanaba, MI. Lake Michigan
Date:
27 Nov 1891
How:
Abandoned.
History

1879, Jul 16 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1880 Enlarged Sandusky, 1 deck, 1 mast, 114.4' x 19.7' x 5.2'; 95.43 gross tons.

1880, Jul 12 Collided with & sank propeller CITY OF ST. CATHERINES off White Rock Point, Lake Huron.

1882, Mar 9 Owned Ann E. Robertson, Toledo, OH.

1882, May Ran Port Huron, MI - Cleveland, OH in lumber trade.

1883, Mar 5 Onwed Irwin I. Millard, Toledo.

1883, Apr 11 Owned M.W. Humphrey, Ashtabula, OH.

1884, Jun Chartered by government to carry supplies for Detroit River light.

1885, May 31 Caught fire at Amherstburg, Detroit River.

1886, Apr 29 Owned F.H. VanCleve, Escanaba, MI.

1886, May 13 Owned Little Bay de Noc Transportation Co, Escanaba.

1889, Oct 28 Laid up Escanaba.

1891, Nov 27 Enrollment surrendered, Escanaba; dismantled & abandoned as unseaworthy.

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

MARSH, GEORGE A. (1879, Steambarge)
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MARSH, GEORGE A. (1879, Steambarge)