CITY OF MT. CLEMENS (1880, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
125816
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mt. Clemens, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
O. Chapoton
Original Owner and Location:
O. Chapoton, Mt. Clemens.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14 1/2 x 16", 85hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
95'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
85
Tonnage (net):
65
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sandusky, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
16 May 1907
How:
Struck rock & sank.
History

1884 Sold Canadian, C90698, 102/69 tons, owned Gilbert, St. Catharines, ONT; underwent repairs, Duluth, MN.

1886 Owned Matthew Brown, St Catharines.

1903 Owned J.W. Steinhoff, Wallaceburg.

1907, May 16 Sank.

1910 Out of register.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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CITY OF MT. CLEMENS (1880, Steambarge)