MILLS, MARY (1872, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
90493
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vicksburg (Marysville), MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Philander Lester
Original Owner and Location:
Nelson B. & Reubin Mills & James Taylor, Vicksburg
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16 x 20", 210hp @ 120rpm engine, D. Bell Engine Works, Buffalo, NY (1872). 6 x 12' firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
113.2'
Beam:
23.6'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
119.59
Tonnage (net):
88
Capacity:
210,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sturgeon Bay, WI harbor.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
11 Dec 1900
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Hay.
Notes:
Destroyed by fire along with nearby dock & warehouse.
History

1872, Jul 13 Launched.

1872, Aug 7 Enrolled Port Huron.

1873, May 2 Owned C. McElroy, New Baltimore, MI.

1874, May 4 Same owners, St. Clair, MI.

1874, Oct 27 Rebuilt at Marine City; one boiler 6 x 12' @ 90# steam by Philbrok & Christie, Detroit, MI (1874); 243.55 gross tons.

1875, Apr 29 Owned Marine City Stove Co, C. McElroy, president.

1876, Nov 14 Aground Windmill Point, Lake Erie.

1878 Used as excursion boat.

1880 Chartered in lumber trade, White Lake, MI.

1881 Towed TIM BAKER.

1882, Apr 7 Owned Charles Whitaker & Jules Munn, Detroit, MI; new engine; towed barge GEORGE WASHINGTON in Alpena, MI cedar post trade.

1883 Chartered Oscoda, MI - Cleveland, OH with lumber.

1884, Apr 5 Owned Stronach Lumber Co. of MI, John Thomas, Milwaukee, WI, president.

1886 Machinery went to new boat built by owners; received engine of steamer G.P. HEATH at Manitowoc, WI.

1887, Aug 6 Owned Christian Braunsdorf, Sheboygan, WI.

1889, Apr 18 Owned James Tufts, Clay Banks, Door County, WI.

1890 Carried lumber to Port Washington chair factory.

1892, Apr 12 Owned Waukegan Lumber Co, Menominee, George McKinney & James Tufts.

1893, Jun 20 Rebuilt Ahnapee, WI; enrolled Superior, WI; 117.9 x 24.2 x 8.6'. 180.64 gross / 119.6 net tons.

1894, Jul 19 Owned Waukegan Lumber Co, Monominee; George McKinney, Evanston, IL.

1895, Apr 20 Owned Menominee Transportation Co, George McKinney, president.

1897, Mar 26 Owned Menominee Transportation Co. & John Bolton, Milwaukee.

1898, May 5 Collision with dump scow owned by Starke Dredge Co.

1898, Jul 14 Burned opposite Jones Island with coal.

1898, Sep Seized by U.S. Marshals at Milwaukee as result of May 5 collision.

1899, Aug 14 Owned John Bolton & M. Bilty Lumber Co, Milwaukee.

1900, Dec 12 Burned, Lake Michigan.

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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MILLS, MARY (1872, Steambarge)