JOYS (1884, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1884
Official Number:
76537
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Milwaukee Shipyard Company
Original Owner and Location:
Starke, Sheriffs, et.al., Milwaukee, WI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 x 24" engine by Sherriffs & Co., Milwaukee, WI. 7' x 121" firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
131'
Beam:
28.2'
Depth:
9.9'
Tonnage (gross):
268
Tonnage (net):
221
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sturgeon Bay Canal.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
24 Dec 1898
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Caught fire while hove to in canal for weather, burned to total loss, hulk ended up near the Leatham & Smith dock.
History

1884, Oct 1 Enrolled at Milwaukee, WI.

1887 In lumber trade, Lake Michigan.

1887, May Leaking at Manistee, MI, pumped out by tug WILLIAMS.

1890, Mar 17 Owned Christine Sherriffs, et al, Milwaukee.

1890, May In collision with schooner BOYCE near Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1892 Owned Christine Sherriffs, Milwaukee.

1897, May Blew out cylinder head, Lake Michigan, repaired Grand Haven.

1898 Owned Christine Sherriffs et al, Milwaukee.

1898, Dec 31 Documents surrendered, "Vessel burned in Sturgeon Bay Canal, December 23, 1898".

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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JOYS (1884, Steambarge)