COLUMBIA (1902, Excursion Vessel)


Year of Build:
1902
Official Number:
127665
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wyandotte, MI
Vessel Type:
Excursion Vessel
Note: Wooden superstructure; transverse framing; 5 watertight bulkheads; water ballast.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
Detroit S.B. Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
21.5", 34", 54" x 36"; 1217hp engine, Detroit S.B. Co.(1902) 13'2" x 12", 150# (or 180#) 2 single ended scotch boilers, Detroit S.B. Co. Forced draft, oil fuel, solid bronze propeller.
Dimensions
Length:
200'
Beam:
45'
Depth:
18'
Tonnage (gross):
968
Tonnage (net):
549
History

1902, May 10 Launched; ran Detroit - Bois Blanc Island.

1930 Owned Detroit & Windsor Ferry Co., Detroit, MI.

1951, Apr Repairs.

1960 Owned Bob-Lo Co., Detroit, MI.

1991, Nov Retired; sold to Baja Beach Nightclub Co.

1991, Nov 22 Moved from Clark Street dock to Nicholson slip, Ecorse, MI.

2006, Jan Owned Steamer Columbia Foundation, docked at Nicholson Terminal & Dock Co., Escorse, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Newspaper Clippings
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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