HEATHER, BELLE (1863, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
11196
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Stewart McDonald
Original Owner and Location:
John Stewart, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 x 48" engine. 4 1/2 x 18' tubular boiler, 60# steam by J. McKenna.
Dimensions
Length:
115' 6"
Beam:
19' 6"
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
149 13/95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1881
How:
Abandoned.
History

1863, May 4 Enrolled at Detroit; ran Detroit - Chatham trade.

1866, Sep Broke machinery, Detroit River.

1868, Mar Sold at Admiralty sale to Ducan Stewart; official #1196.

1872, May Owned Hurd Line, Detroit; used on Detroit River as a tender & towing lighters.

1873, Apr Owned Gordon & Hackett, Bay City, MI; operated as towboat to Buffalo & Lake Erie ports; repaired.

1874 Coal trade, Sandusky - Cleveland, later Toledo - Amhersburg - Detroit.

1876 Owned Hartshorn et al, Sandusky, OH.

1881 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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