JULIET (1889, Excursion Vessel)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
76795
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Excursion Vessel
Note: Duplicate of steamer ROMEO.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
F.W. Wheeler & Co.
Master Carpenter:
George F. Williams
Original Owner and Location:
Delta Transportation Co., Escanaba, MI
Ownership Notes:
W.R. Owen, president.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
Two 8 x 10", 100hp @ 150rpm engines, Sutton Brothers, Buffalo, NY, 1888. 4.5 x 8.5', 120# steam firebox boiler, M. Riter, Buffalo, 1889.
Dimensions
Length:
70.8'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
6.7'
Tonnage (gross):
61.09
Tonnage (net):
44.12
Final Disposition
Date:
  1912
How:
Abandoned.
History

Built to run inland route from Cheboygan, MI - Oden, Crooked Lake & Petoskey, MI.

1889, Jul 10 Damaged by logs obstructing inland river.

1892, Jun 15 Running VanBuren Street & Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL at World's Fair.

1894 Owned F.H. VanCleve, Escanaba, MI.

1895, May 6 Owned Benjamin Shurtleff, Chicago.

1896 Home port Escanaba.

1899 Owned Drainage Canal Board, Chicago; rebuilt as inspection boat.

1903, May 15 Owned John A. Kruse, White Lake, MI as ferry operated by Dus-Kew-Rera (Duskewrera) Club.

1912 Abandoned.

1912, Dec 30 Documents surrendered "abandoned, unfit for service".

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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