CHISHOLM, ALVAH S., JR. (1900, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
107557
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Alex Anderson
Original Owner:
Kelley Island Lime & Trans. Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
Propulsion Notes:
2 engines: 12 & 22 x 12". 12 & 20 x 10".
Dimensions
Length:
150'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
478
Tonnage (net):
266
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Sandusky, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
 Jul 1937
How:
Sunk.
Notes:
Towed out into lake, blown up & sunk.
History

1900 Owned Kelley Island Lime & Trans. Co., Cleveland; converted for stone trade.

1906 Converted to single screw; 16 & 32 x 24" fore & aft compound engines; 10'6" x 12', 130# scotch boiler.

1910 Made into a sand dredge.

1930 Owned Lampe Construction & Trading Co., Converted to barge.

1934 Owned Lorain Washed Sand Co., laid idle.

1935, May 11 Burned at dock, Sandusky; declared total loss.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes News
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
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

CHISHOLM, ALVAH S., JR. (1900, Steambarge)
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CHISHOLM, ALVAH S., JR. (1900, Steambarge)