OAKLAND (1868, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
19298
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Erie, PA
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Fantail stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Loomis
Built on Bottom of:
MISSOURI (1840)
Original Owner and Location:
John Hearn & William L. Scott, Erie, PA.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
30 x 28" engine by David Bell, Buffalo, NY. 8 x 16' tubular boiler at 60 pounds steam by David Bell, Buffalo.
Dimensions
Length:
184'
Beam:
28.8'
Depth:
9.8'
Tonnage (gross):
311.23
Tonnage (net):
259.45
Capacity:
600 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Conneaut, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
17 Sep 1883
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Bay City, MI - Erie, PA, she was overwhelmed in a gale; crew put ashore in her yawl except 4 who were recovered 30 hours later on a makeshift raft.
History

1868, Feb 26 Enrolled Erie, PA in lumber trade Saginaw Valley - Cleveland, OH.

1868, Jul To receive new Bishop arches & part upper new decks at Buffalo.

1869, May 2 Aground Elk Island, lumber laden.

1870, Oct Carrying 15,500 bushels grain Toledo - Buffalo.

1871, Aug Repaired, Union Drydock.

1873, Feb 18 Owned Thomas H. Orton, Buffalo.

1876, May 12 Owned John Ledger, Buffalo.

1876, June 29 Owned Samuel W. Gear, Buffalo.

1876, Jul 19 Owned J.H. Tyler & Samuel W. Gear, Buffalo.

1876, Aug Collision with barge MIDNIGHT, Bay City, MI.

1877, May 30 Sunk, West Sister Reef.

1877, Aug 3 Owned J.H. Tyler.

1878, May 16 Owned Michael J. Galvin, Buffalo.

1878, Sep 28 Owned George F. Haywood, Buffalo.

1878, Oct Aground & sunk, Lake Erie at Ashtabula, OH.

1879, May 9 Owned Charles D. Marshall, Buffalo; towed BUCKEYE STATE, SYLVIA MORTON & SUNBURY in Cleveland - Saginaw lumber trade.

1879, Jun Repaired Mills & Co Dry Dock.

1882, Mar 26 Owned Harvey Stephens, Cleveland, OH; inspection shows 30" x 5'10" high pressure engine.

1882, Oct 2 Repaired Springwells, MI following leak on Lake Erie.

1883, Sep 17 Sank, Lake Erie.

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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