GLASGOW (1872, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
85199
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Trenton, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Alvin A. Turner
Original Owner and Location:
David Whitney, Jr. et al, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
42 x 32 engine, 400hp, Detroit Dry Dock Co., Detroit, MI.
Dimensions
Length:
138.6'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.4'
Tonnage (gross):
303.81
Tonnage (net):
226.79
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Point Pelee, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
14 Oct 1889
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Driven ashore in gale, bottom torn out; machinery recovered, taken to Detroit, MI.
History

Built for lumber trade between Saginaw, MI & Ogdensburg.

1872, Apr 24 Enrolled Detroit.

1874, Nov Aground Morgan's Point, Lake Erie; released.

1882 Major repairs.

1883, Jul Hauled coal to Duluth, MN.

1883, Sep Broke machinery, Port Colborne; repaired.

1883, Nov 12 Aground Fighting Island, Lake St. Clair with three barges.

1884, Aug 16 Forced ashore Grand Island, Lake Superior by squall.

1886 Owned H. Sharp & Thomas F. Madden, Bay City, MI.

1889, Oct 14 Wrecked Lake Erie.

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

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