GREENE, M.T. (1887, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
91944
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Gibraltar, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
R.W. Linn
Original Owner and Location:
Chicago Lumber Co., Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 + 36 x 36", 400hp at 96rpm engine by Wilson & Hendrie, Montague Iron Works. 1 Fire box boiler 9' x 151" 110psi by Wilson & Hendrie, Montague Iron Works.
Dimensions
Length:
155'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
523.93
Tonnage (net):
421.52
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 miles north Bridgeburg, ONT.
Niagara River.
Date:
19 Mar 1928
How:
Burned.
History

1887, Oct 5 Enrolled Detroit, owned Chicago Lumber Company, Chicago, IL.

Served as bulk carrier & tow vessel.

1887, Oct 26 Permanent enrollment at Chicago - owned Chicago Lumber Company & Andrew Flagsted of Montague, MI.

1889 Towed C.H. MINCH.

1889, Oct 30 Collision with tug J.C. PERROT, Sturgeon Bay Canal.

1890 Towed CITY OF THE STRAITS, DONALDSON & GEBHART, D.P. DOBBINS in Ashland ore trade.

1894 Wrecked Lake Huron.

1897, May 5 Enrolled Cleveland, ownerd Chicago Lumber Company.

1897, May 23 Owned Waldo A. Avery, Detroit.

1901, May 2 Owned Alabaster Company, Alabaster, MI.

1903, Apr 24 Owned Gypsum Transportation Company, Milwaukee, WI.

1905, Mar 27 Owned Erie & Michigan Railway & Navigation Co., Chicago.

1909 Towed NELSON BLOOM.

1911, May 18 Aground Devil Island, Georgian Bay, with wire & coal; released.

1915, Aug 13 Aground Kelly's Island, Lake Erie.

1917 Rebuilt.

1928, Feb 28 Owned Diamond Gravel & Navigation Company, Buffalo, NY.

1928, May 3 Burned.

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

GREENE, M.T. (1887, Steambarge)
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GREENE, M.T. (1887, Steambarge)