HANDY BOY (1882, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
95682
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mt. Clemens, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W.E. Hall
Master Carpenter:
Michael Laprise
Original Owner and Location:
Letitia J. Hall, Mt. Clemens, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16" x 18" engine by Phoenix Iron Works, Port Huron, MI. Later salvaged, put into propeller ADVENTURE (1875) in 1897 at Sandusky.
Dimensions
Length:
104.6'
Beam:
25.9'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (gross):
136.24
Tonnage (net):
106.92
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Huron (Sandusky), OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
4 Sep 1888
How:
Fire.
Final Cargo:
Lime.
History

1882, Apr 28 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1887, Jun 17 Owned Caleb E. Gowen, Cleveland, OH.

1887, Jul 16 Rebuilt at Cleveland by W.H. Radcliffe; 105.6' x 26.9' x 14.4', 312.3 gross tons.

1888, Jul 20 Owned Kelly Island Lime & Transportation Co., Cleveland.

1888, Sep 4 Burned at Huron, OH.

1888, Sep 27 Documents surrendered Cleveland.

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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