EVENING STAR (1873, Barge)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
135025
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
E. Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
William Crosthwaite
Original Owner and Location:
William Crosthwaite & John Kelderhouse, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Big Sable Point, Lake Michigan.
Date:
10 Sep 1875
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound for Chicago, IL with sister MORNING STAR in tow of MENDOTA, she & MENDOTA foundered; crew escaped.
History

Duplicate of MORNING STAR & consort to steambarge MENDOTA.

1874, Mar 21 Launched Crosthwaite yard.

1875 Owned Kelderhouse, Buffalo, NY.

1875, Sep 2 Foundered Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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EVENING STAR (1873, Barge)