BRUNO, N. H. (1885, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1885
Official Number:
130388
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
9 x 9 1/2" non-condensing engine. 3' 6" x 7', 125# boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
53.2'
Beam:
8.5'
Depth:
3.3'
Tonnage (gross):
12.38
Tonnage (net):
7.05
History

1887, Nov 5 Owned Walter J. Green & A. H. Kent, Duluth, MN.

1888, May 14 Owned Walter J. Green & J. W. Fee.

1888, Jul Duluth - Superior, WI ferry.

1890, Jan 14 Theodore Bruno repurchased interest.

1890, Jun New boiler.

1892, Jul 16 Ran Duluth - O-at-ka Beach.

1892, Jul 17 Struck sunken dyke 1/2 mile from O-at-ka Beach with about 60 passengers / crew, rolled over & righted, 1 killed.

1893, Jul 11 Collided with ESTELLE in Duluth harbor, slight damage.

1894, May 14 Owned Gustav A. Rakowsky & Charles A. Krause, Duluth.

1894, Jun 2 Ran West Duluth, Fond du lac & along St. Louis River.

1894, Jun 22 Owned Gustav A. & Mary Rakowsky, Duluth.

1894, Aug 29 Owned Mary Rakowsky, Duluth.

1894, Sep 5 Collided with steamer ELFINMERE at dock, Duluth.

1896, May 27 Owned Mamie Rakowski, Duluth.

1896, Jun 3 Owned Margaret Buchanan, Duluth.

1897, Jan 23 Owned H. S. Hanson, Superior, WI.

1898, Apr 22 Owned Martha McLean, Duluth.

1902 Ran Superior - Duluth for Independent Ferry Line.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
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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BRUNO, N. H. (1885, Ferry)