KEWAUNEE (1900, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
161165
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kewaunee, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Houses aft.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Smith
Original Owner and Location:
James Smith, Ben Kuhlman & William Koller, Kewaunee, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
9 + 18 x 12', 100hp engine, Whitman Manufacturing Co. 6.5' x 10'6" @ 135# steam scotch boiler (1900).
Dimensions
Length:
95'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
8.4'
Tonnage (gross):
133
Tonnage (net):
67
Final Disposition
Date:
  1935
How:
Abandoned.
History

1900, May 31 Launched.

1901 Owned Lake Carriers Association, George P. McKay, Cleveland manager, used as lightship.

1912 Marked the wreck of sunken freighter JOLIET in St. Clair River; later that year marked dangerous shoals in St. Mary's river above locks.

1913 Owned W. E. Donnelly, Saginaw, MI; rebuilt as sandsucker for St. Clair River & Saginaw River trade.

1916 Owned C.B. Mioles, Saginaw.

1925 Owned Clarence L. Monroe, Bay City, MI.

1925 Owned Harry I. Howard, Bay City.

1931 Owned Valley Sand Co., Bay City.

1935, Apr Abandoned.

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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KEWAUNEE (1900, Steambarge)