BROWN, HARVEY H. (1871, Barge)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
95093
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Schooner-rigged.
Hull Materials:
Iron
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Muir & Livingston
Original Owner and Location:
Northwestern Transportation Co., Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
214.8'
Beam:
34.7'
Depth:
15'
Tonnage (gross):
834
Tonnage (net):
793
Capacity:
1600 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Owl's Head, Nova Scotia.
Atlantic ocean.
Date:
 Dec 1898
How:
Wrecked.
History

Intended for iron ore trade between Escanaba, Cleveland & Erie.

1871, May 23 Vessel launched; towed by steamer FOREST CITY & R.J.HACKETT.

1874, Oct 29 Grounded at Stoney Island reef, Detroit River; cargo wheat & flour lost, hull damaged minimally; repaired at Detroit Dry Dock Co.

1881, Jun Ashore at Escanaba, MI in fog.

1898 Taken to Atlantic coast for coal trade.

1898 Wreaked at Nova Scotia.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes News
Newspaper Clippings
Lorne Joyce
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

BROWN, HARVEY H. (1871, Barge)
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