MILLER, ALBERT (1880, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
105930
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Bowers
Original Owner and Location:
Abraham & J.A. Smith, Algonac
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
141.1'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
9.8'
Tonnage (gross):
283.91
Capacity:
275,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Big Sable Point.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
29 Aug 1882
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Manistee, MI - Chicago, IL with 300,000' lumber, caught fire offshore; finally drifted on the point; non salvageable. 1882, Aug 30 Documents surrendered, Grand Haven.
History

1880, Aug 20 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; carried lumber, salt & general merchandise.

1880, Aug 27 First inspected.

1881, May 18 Enrolled Grand Haven; owned Michael Englemann, Manistee, MI; ran Manistee - Chicago, IL lumber trade.

1882, Aug 29 Burned, Lake Michigan.

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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MILLER, ALBERT (1880, Steambarge)