ALLEGAN (1886, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1886
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Riverboat.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Phil Hancock
Original Owner and Location:
Phillip Hancock, Saugatuck, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
42'
Beam:
9.5'
Depth:
3'
History

1886, Jul Launched; intended to run on Kalamazoo River between Saugatuck and Allegan.

1886, Sep 11 New cabin & other improvements.

1887, Feb Engine of Allegan to go to EVA; replaced with larger engine & boiler.

1887, Jun Taken to Macatawa Bay to be used as bumboat; selling liquor to resorters.

1890, May 10 The propeller ALLEGAN, formerly a sidewheeler, was shipped from Detroit on flat cars to Lakeview, some 12 miles east from Howard City.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
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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ALLEGAN (1886, Steamer)