FRIEL, KITTY (1869, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1869
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dog Lake, near Battersea, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Scow bow & stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Benjamin Friel
Original Owner and Location:
John Fraser & Frederick J. George, Kingston, ONT.
Ownership Notes:
Hardware merchants.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
97'
Beam:
19'
Depth:
5.6'
Tonnage (old style):
75
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Newborough, ONT.
Rideau Canal.
Date:
18 Aug 1879
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Railroad ties.
Notes:
Bound Ottawa, ONT - Kingston, ONT, burned to water's edge.
History

1869, Sep 6 Readmeasured 91.6 x 19.5 x 4.3', 65 2400/9500 tons.

1872 Owned Thos. W. Currier, Ottawa, ONT, lumber merchant.

1872, Sep 10 Sank in American Channel, 2 miles below Cape Vincent, NY.

1873, Mar 25 Owned Hebron Harris, Oxford.

1873, May 21 Owned Calvin & Breck.

1873, Jun 18 Burned to waterline at Newboro in Rideau Canal, cargo railroad ties.

1873, Aug 21 Rebuilt, Kingston, by William Powers; 99' x 18.8' x 6'; 84.9 gross tons.

1875, Oct 27 Lost rudder & ran aground, Carpenter's Island.

1877 Owned John V. Neville, Napanee, ONT.

1879, Aug 18 Burned in Rideau Canal.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Canadian Sessional Papers
C. Patrick Labadie
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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FRIEL, KITTY (1869, Steambarge)