KING, GEORGE (1874, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
85313
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George King
Original Owner and Location:
Gregory Francis et al., Marine City, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
28" x 32" engine by Dry Dock Engine Works, Engine Number 51
Dimensions
Length:
176.4'
Beam:
30.7'
Depth:
13.4'
Tonnage (gross):
532.85
Tonnage (net):
380
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Buffalo, New York harbor.
Lake Erie.
Date:
20 Sep 1926
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Hull made into a dock on the Niagara River at Buffalo.
History

1874, May 13 Enrolled Port Huron.

1874, Oct 8 Aground Elk Island, St. Clair River.

1874, Nov Lost barges, Lake Erie.

1886, Dec 11 To be overhauled & partially rebuilt at Port Huron.

1887, Sep 16 New boiler being made by Love & Schofield, Port Huron; towed TEUTONIA & KINGFISHER.

1888 New 9' x 16' firebox boiler.

note: At some point, engine changed to 22" 40" x 32" steeple compound engine, 320hp, 90rpm, built 1874 by Dry Dock Engine Works.

1889 Towed barges TEUTONIA & THOMAS GAWN.

1891 Towed HARV BISSELL & WILLIAM A. YOUNG.

1896 Towed C.L. YOUNG & WENONA.

1898, Apr 14 Owned Mathew Sicken et al, Marine City.

1907, Jun 28 Burned, Tonawanda Island, Niagara River.

1912, May 3 Owned Sydney McLouth, Marine City.

1912, Aug 9 Owned William H. Sharp et al, Bay City, MI.

1918, Aug 17 Owned Dorr E. Warner, East Cleveland, OH.

1919, Apr 9 Owned Victor Salkeld et al, Mentor, OH.

1923, May 15 Burned at Toledo, OH.

1926, Sep 20 Burned at Buffalo Harbor.

1927, Mar 16 Documents surrendered, Cleveland.

1932 Still in register

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

KING, GEORGE (1874, Propeller)
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KING, GEORGE (1874, Propeller)