ALLEN, ADA E. (1872, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
74066
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Walpole Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Allen
Original Owner and Location:
William Allen, Wallaceburg, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
90'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
6.3'
Tonnage (gross):
107
Tonnage (net):
68
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Amherstburg, ONT.
Detroit River.
Date:
21 Sep 1887
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Light.
Notes:
Caught fire while moored at Heard's Dock; cut loose to avoid spread of fire; drifted to Bois Blanc Island & burned to total loss.
History

Used on St. Clair River and Lake St. Clair.

1872, Oct 8 Registered Windsor, ONT.

1977 Owned Thomas Adair, Southampton, ONT.

1883, Jan 25 Readmeasured, tonnage altered to 170.1 gross 96.4 net tons; 90x26.8x8.6'.

1887, May 3 Damaged stern bearing; towed to Cleveland in sinking condition.

1887, Sep 22 Burned at Amberstburg, ONT; owned J. Atkinson of Pelee Island, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Canadian List of Shipping (M&FLV)
Canadian Sessional Papers
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Milwaukee Public Library
Public Archives of Canada
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ALLEN, ADA E. (1872, Steambarge)