SHRIGLEY, JAMES H. (1881, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
76214
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: said to be duplicate of R. G. PETERS; diagonal strapped frames; iron lined boiler house.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Milwaukee Shipyard Co.
Master Carpenter:
John Fitzgerald
Original Owner and Location:
John Canfield & James Shrigley, Manistee, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
19 + 40 x 30", 350hp @ 97rpm engine, Philadelphia, PA, 1881
Dimensions
Length:
171.6'
Beam:
31.2'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
459.92
Tonnage (net):
364.58
Capacity:
606,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1/2 mile off Braddocks Point Lighthouse, near Charlotte, NY
Lake Ontario
Date:
18 Aug 1920
How:
wrecked
Final Cargo:
coal
Notes:
Bound Sandusky, OH-Quebec; crew rescued by US Coast Guard
History

1881, Apr Launched.

1883, Aug Collided with schooner NEVADA in ? harbor.

pre1889 Owned John Scully & Co., Dunkirk, NY.

1889 Towed CONSTITUTION.

1889, Aug 30 - 31 Identified in wreck report of CONSTITUTION.

1889, Sep Ashore Middle Island, Lake Huron.

1890 Towed GUIDING STAR & SHERMAN.

1891, Dec 11 Extensive fire damage, Buffalo, NY, Lake Erie.

1892 One 9' x 14', 125# steam, firebox boiler, Farrar & Treft, Buffalo; reported to receive 20 + 40 x 30" compound engine; towed OGARITA.

1893 Towed ANNABEL WILSON & BEN BRINK.

1893, Sep 23 Machinery disabled, Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

1894, May 19 Owned Letitia J. Galvin, Buffalo & Thomas Rawley, Manistee, MI.

1894-96 Towed ALOHA.

1897, May Grounded Whaleback Reef, Lake Michigan.

1898 Towed CONNELLY BROS. & CHARLES H. BURTON.

1900, Feb 28 Owned J. N. Haker et al, Cleveland, OH.

1900-07 Towed SHAWNEE.

1907, Apr 16 Owned Huron & Erie Tansportation Co., Detroit.

1909, Jun 19 Owned American Cedar & Lumber Co., Alpena, MI.

1915, May 3 U. S. Documents surrendered; owned William C. Thompson, Port Arthur, ONT; C134512; 171 x 31.2 x 11.5; 534 gross/ 400 net tons.

1920, Aug 18 Wrecked.

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

SHRIGLEY, JAMES H. (1881, Steambarge)
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SHRIGLEY, JAMES H. (1881, Steambarge)