BUCKEYE STATE (1873, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
2858
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
East Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Arnold
Original Owner and Location:
D.W. Rust, East Saginaw, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
171'
Beam:
32.7'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (gross):
518
Tonnage (net):
492
Capacity:
750,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Date:
  1917
How:
Abandoned.
History

1873, May 8 Owned D.W. Rust, East Saginaw, MI.

1876 - 79 Barge; owned J.F. Rust & Co., Cleveland, OH.

1881 - 82 Cleveland & Saginaw lumber trade; towed by BAY CITY, OAKLAND, MISSOURI.

1887, Apr 4 Owned J.A. Ward, Port Huron, MI.

1888, Feb 7 Owned Thomas L. Lester, Port Huron.

1888, Mar 7 Owned L.B. Parker, Port Huron.

1889, Sep 13 Owned S.B. Parker, Port Huron.

1906, Aug In tow of BADGER STATE, collided with steamer W. CASTLE RHODES in St.Clair River; received new stem at Wolverine drydock, Port Huron.

1916 Sold off Lakes.

1917 Abandoned on coast.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Lorne Joyce
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

BUCKEYE STATE (1873, Schooner-barge)
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BUCKEYE STATE (1873, Schooner-barge)