MELROSE (1895, Barge)


Year of Build:
1895
Official Number:
103556
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Ainslee
Original Owner and Location:
Montreal Transportation Co., Montreal, QUE.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
183' 6"
Beam:
35' 8"
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (gross):
768
Tonnage (net):
740
History

1896, Apr 26 Launched; towed by BANNOCK BURN.

1905 Owned Montreal Transportation Company

1905, Nov 23 Ran on shoal & sank near Brockville, St. Lawrence River.

1906, Sep Ashore near Sault Ste. Marie with grain; released.

1918, Jun 9 Sunk, St. Lawrence River with wheat.

1930 Owned Sin Mac Lines, Ltd, Montreal, QUE.

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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MELROSE (1895, Barge)