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
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:
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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
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)