GROH, MARY (1873, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
90489
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Henry D. Root
Original Owner and Location:
Michael Groh, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18" x 20" engine, 275hp, 100rpm by Stovering & Co., Cleveland, OH, 1873. 6 1/2' x 13' firebox boiler, 90# steam by Connelly & Co., Cleveland OH, 1873.
Dimensions
Length:
112.7'
Beam:
22.6'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
139.48
Tonnage (net):
69.74
Final Disposition
Date:
31 Mar 1925
How:
Abandoned.
History

1874, Mar Broke machinery, Lake Erie.

1874, May Sunk, Lake Erie at Cleveland with limestone; raised.

1875, May 21 Owned Ashland Lumber Co., Ashland, WI.; carried lumber, Lake Superior.

1877, Nov 10 Owned William H. & William A. Snyder, Chicago, IL.

1879, Feb 4 Owned William H. Snyder, Chicago, IL & George Hannahs, South Haven, MI.

1880 Ran Chicago area, Lake Michigan.

1886, May 18 Owned George Hannahs, South Haven.

1887, Apr Machinery disabled, Lake Michigan; repaired Chicago.

1887, Jul 12 Owned Samuel & Sidney O. Neff, Oshkosh, WI.

1887, Oct Collision, Lake Michigan.

1889, Feb 6 Owned Henry McMorran, Port Huron, MI.

1896, Oct Ran on Jacksonport reef.

1902 Rebuilt.

1904, May 10 Owned Port Huron Transportation & Wrecking Co.

1912 Made a sand dredge, Sandusky, OH.

1912, Feb 2 Owned Andrew B. Meyer & Edward Ohlemacher, Sandusky, OH.

1918, Jul 25 Changed to sand dredge; owned Lake Erie Sand Co., Sandusky.

1920, Apr 20 Owned Toledo Plaster & Supply Co., Toledo, OH.

1925, Mar 31 Abandoned.

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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GROH, MARY (1873, Steambarge)