FOLEY, D.S. (1872, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
6749
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Baltimore, MD
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Bulk Freighter.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
154'
Beam:
31'
Depth:
16'
Tonnage (gross):
541
Tonnage (net):
348
Final Disposition
Final Location:
8 miles off Charlotte, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
1 Jul 1890
How:
Fire.
Final Cargo:
748 tons coal.
Notes:
Caught fire, burned to waterline & sank in 400' water; loss of 1 life.
History

1887, Sep Bought by Captain James Godman at Philidelphia, PA from John Miller, Tampa, FL.

1887, Sep 30 Arrived Buffalo, NY for bulk freight trade.

1887, Nov 14 Aground Lake Erie.

1888, Feb Overhauled at R. Miller & Co. Shipyard, Buffalo.

1890 Towed AMERICAN UNION, A.P. NICHOLS & M.J. WILCOX.

1890, May Chicago, IL & Kingston, ONT grain trade.

1890, Jul 1 Burned on Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Newspaper Clippings
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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FOLEY, D.S. (1872, Steamer)