NORTHERNER (1876, Barge)


Year of Build:
1876
Official Number:
67128
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
J.J. Hill
Master Carpenter:
James Doran
Original Owner and Location:
Wards Lake Superior Line, Detroit, MI.
Ownership Notes:
John M. Nichol & Eber Ward.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
220'
Beam:
34.6'
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (gross):
1214.45
Tonnage (net):
1038.38
Final Disposition
Final Location:
L'Anse, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
12 Dec 1892
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Coal oil in barrels, railroad rails.
Notes:
Burned at dock.
History

1876, Jun 7 Enrolled Detroit, MI; ran Duluth, MN - Buffalo, NY; towed by propeller ANNA SMITH.

1877, Jul 20 Aground Russel Island, Lake Huron with CHAUNCEY HURLBURT.

1880, May 28 Changed to propeller; 50 x 40" low pressure engine by Riverside Iron Works, Detroit; 10 x 20" boiler.

1882, Sep 7 Collision with schooner GEORGE D. RUSSEL on St. Mary's River, 3 lives lost.

1883, May Collision at Chicago with tow IDA KEITH.

1885 Chartered by Grand Trunk Railroad, ran Milwaukee, WI - Grand Haven, MI.

1886, Apr Holed at Erie.

1886, Nov 12 Burned, Kelley's Island, Lake Erie.

1887, May Raised & towed to Cleveland for repairs; rebuilt Cleveland Dry Dock Co. as bulk freighter; owned Maytham, Buffalo.

1889, Jul Engine damaged on Lake Michigan, repaired Milwaukee.

1892 Owned Rochester Transit Co, Rochester, NY.

1892, Dec 12 Burned, Lake Superior.

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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NORTHERNER (1876, Barge)