GREEN, C.H. (1881, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
126001
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
East Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Arnold
Original Owner and Location:
L.P. Mason, Gurdon Corning, Charles H. Green, Saginaw, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
197.6'
Beam:
33.1'
Depth:
15.5'
Tonnage (gross):
700.4
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Trenton, MI.
Detroit River.
Date:
24 Aug 1936
How:
Fire - totally destroyed
Notes:
Abandoned 1935 - fire thought to be arson.
History

1881, Sep Launched; cost 70,000.

1881, Oct 4 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; ran Saginaw, MI - Buffalo, NY.

1882, Apr 1 Rig changed to propeller, 21 + 44 x 42", 530hp at 80rpm fore & aft compound engine by S.F. Hodge & Co., Detroit, MI.; one boiler.

1883 Towed ROSA SONSMITH, MATTIE C. BELL & N. MASON, Toledo, OH - Duluth, MN carrying coal up & ore down.

1884 Rebuilt Port Huron, MI, two decks, three masts, 920 gross / 724.5 net tons.

1886, Sep Aground Port Huron, St.Clair River.

1888 Ran Duluth - Buffalo in grain trade.

1889, Nov Lightered off bottom at Grosse Pointe, St. Clair River; towed GENOA & OUR SON.

1891, Mar 24 Owned Gordon Corning et al, Saginaw, MI.

1891, Aug 28 Collision with steamer SAGINAW VALLEY at Walkerville, ONT, Detroit River.

1892 Towed HALSTED & HOMER.

1894, Jun 19 Aground Little Lake George Flats; released by BROCKWAY & MENTOR.

1894, Sep Ran on breakwater, Duluth, MN.

1895, Mar 7 Rebuilt, one deck, 700.4 gross / 504.98 net tons; one scotch boiler 13 x 131" at 125# steam by Wickes Brothers, Saginaw.

1900, Apr 17 Owned John W. Robinson, Tonawanda, NY & Gordon Corning, Saginaw.

1901 Towed GENOA & CELTIC.

1903 Towed barge COMMODORE in Duluth lumber trade.

1904, Mar Cabin damaged by fire, Tonawanda.

1904, Jun 23 Rebuilt 192.5 x 33 x 12.66', 644 gross / 349 net tons.

1904, Jul 9 Owned C.E. Little, Mt. Clemens, part owner.

1915, May 8 Owned James E. Sheehan et al, Buffalo, NY.

1917, Feb 12 Owned James R. Andrews Transportation Co., Escanaba, MI.

1919, May 9 Owned Theodore Dunn Transportation Co, Escanaba.

1923, Jun 17 Owned Detroit Sulphite Transportation Co.

1925 Owned Pine Ridge Coal Co.

1926 Owned Pine Ridge Transportation Co.

1936, Aug 24 Burned.

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

GREEN, C.H. (1881, Schooner-barge)
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