BUCKLEY, EDWARD (1891, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1891
Official Number:
136252
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H.B. & G. B. Burger
Original Owner and Location:
Edward Buckley et al, Manistee, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18", 36" x 30" stroke, 600hp, 120rpm engine built by Wilson and Hendrie at Montague, MI. 9' x 14' firebox steel marine boiler, 140# pressure, Manitowoc Boiler Works, Manitowoc, WI.
Dimensions
Length:
154.3'
Beam:
31.7'
Depth:
10.6'
Tonnage (gross):
414
Tonnage (net):
313
Capacity:
450,000 feet lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
North Channel, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
1 Sep 1929
How:
Burned & sank.
Notes:
Southeast of Mink Island near Manitoulin Island.
History

1891, Nov 7 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI; owned Edward Buckley, et al, Manistee,WI.

1897 Ashore on Ballard's Reef, Lake Erie.

1910, Oct 10 Owned Nessen Transportation Co., Grand Haven, MI.

1911, Apr 8 Owned A.B. Klise Lumber Co., et al.

1917, May 4 Owned National Transit Co., Gary, IN.

1922, May 31 Sold Canadian; C138377; 154.3' x 31' x 10.6', 399 gross / 134 net tons; owned National Transit Co., Sarnia, ONT.

1925 Owned Peninsula tug and Towing Co., Wiarton, ONT.

1929, Sep 1 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Great Lakes Register
Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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

BUCKLEY,  EDWARD (1891, Steambarge)
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BUCKLEY, EDWARD (1891, Steambarge)