HINCKLEY (1902, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1902
Official Number:
96578
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chaumont, NY
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Frank Phelps
Original Owner and Location:
Captain Augustus Hinckley, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
11 + 24 x 22" stroke, 250hp engine by H.G. Trout, Buffalo, NY. Firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
107.58'
Beam:
24.16'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
141
Tonnage (net):
128
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Stony Point, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
29 Jul 1929
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Fairhaven, NY - Gananoque, ONT, sprang leak & later broke up.
History

1901, Sep 6 Enrolled Cape Vincent, NY; one of last wooden freighters built, for coal trade on Lake Ontario & St. Lawrence River.

1907, Apr 10 Rebuilt Oswego, NY, 114.33 x 24 x 10', 211 gross / 177 net tons.

1911 Towed JESSIE.

1913 Reboilered, firebox boiler, 6'6" x 11', 140# steam by Kingsford Foundry & machine works, Oswego.

1920 Rebuilt Oswego, 114.33 x 24 x 11', 232 gross / 188 net tons.

1929 Lost, Stony Point, Lake Ontario.

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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HINCKLEY (1902, Steambarge)