LAFAYETTE (1869, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
15618
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oak Harbor, OH
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. Couche
Original Owner and Location:
A. Couche, Port Clinton, Ottawa Co., OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12.5" x 36" engine. 3' x 12' tubular boiler, 60 pounds steam.
Dimensions
Length:
66.8'
Beam:
16.2'
Depth:
4'
Tonnage (gross):
27.27
History

1869, Jul 12 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1870 Ran Port Clinton - Toledo, OH. with lumber.

1873, May 14 Owned Fletcher Hartshorn, Sandusky, OH.

1874 Carried stone Sandusky - Toledo.

1875, Apr 13 Owned William P. Wheeler et al, Sandusky.

1876, Apr 25 Owned William F. Van Dusen, Sandusky.

1881, Mar 31 Documents surrendered, Sandusky, vessel "changed to a lighter".

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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LAFAYETTE (1869, Steambarge)