BUTTERS, MARSHALL F. (1882, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
91408
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Fitzgerald
Master Carpenter:
John Fitzgerald
Original Owner and Location:
H. Butters, R.G. Peters, et al., Ludington, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
26" x 30", 375hp at 94rpm engine by Neafie & Levy, Philadelphia, PA.
Dimensions
Length:
164'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
376
Tonnage (net):
299
Capacity:
5000 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles SE, Southeast Shoals.
Lake Erie.
Date:
20 Oct 1916
How:
Foundered in "Black Friday" storm.
Final Cargo:
Shingles & lumber.
Notes:
Crew all rescued.
History

1882, Jun 2 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI; owned Horace & Marshall Butters et al, Manistee, MI.

1883, Sep Collision & subsequent sinking of canalboat FRIENDSHIP; cargo corn, Chicago harbor.

1898, Dec 9 Owned Horace & Marshall Butters, Ludington, MI.

1900 Traveled 142,000 miles during past 6 seasons; 23,000 miles between Apr 18 - Dec 24, 1900.

1900-01 Rebuilt at Rieboldt & Walters Shipyard, Sturgeon Bay, WI.

1902, Apr 23 Owners Horace & Marshall Butters, & Robert Reid, Ludington.

1903, Jan 16 New compound steeple engine, 18" & 40" x 30"; also patent anchors & other improvements.

1903, May 4 Owned Ludington Transportation Co., Michigan City, IN.

1904 Damaged by Chicago bridge closing on it.

1915, Jan 4 Owned Stearns Salt & Lumber Co., Ludington, MI.

1916, Oct 20 Foundered, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
John O. Greenwood
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Ed Middleton
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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