BENSON, HIRAM (1871, Barge)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
59991
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Quebec City, QUE
Vessel Type:
Barge
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. E. Gingras
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
370
History

1876 Owned Thompson et al, 275 gross tons.

1880 Towed by tug METAMORA in Parry Sound & Kingston lumber trade.

1893, Mar 30 Owned Jas. L. & Martin Burton, Barrie, ONT; 140.5 x 26 x 11; 289.54 gross / 275.07 net tons.

1893, May 4 Owned Georgian Bay Wood Supply Co.

1895, Feb 4 Owned Jas. Playfair & W. A. Clark, Midland, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Loudon G. Wilson
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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BENSON, HIRAM (1871, Barge)