DAVIE, GEORGE T. (1898, Barge)


Year of Build:
1898
Official Number:
107233
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Levis, QUE
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Composite
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Geo. T. Davie & Son
Original Owner and Location:
George T. Davie, Levis, QUE.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
177'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
680
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles north of Pigeon Island.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
18 Apr 1945
How:
Sank.
Notes:
Capsized, sank while under tow of SALVAGE PRINCE.
History

1912 Rebuilt; 3 compartments, 3 watertight bulkheads, hatches on 24' centers.

1930 Owned Pyke Towing & Salvage Co., Kingston.

Undated Sank, St. Lawrence River; raised by Capt. Augustus Hinckley with barges JESSIE & BERTIE CALKINS.

1945, Apr 18 Lost, Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
C. Patrick Labadie
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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DAVIE, GEORGE T. (1898, Barge)