NEPTUNE (1856, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
18115
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banta
Master Carpenter:
Vincent Bidwell
Original Owner and Location:
Western Transportation Co., Buffalo, NY (or Tonawanda, NY)
Ownership Notes:
Pearl L. Sternburg, president.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
186'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
636 60/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Emerson Bayou, Saginaw River, East Saginaw, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
24 Nov 1874
How:
Fire.
Notes:
Burned at her dock. 1878, Jan 14 Document surrendered, Port Huron, MI.
History

1856, Jun 12 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo - Lake Michigan; broke machinery, Lake Erie.

1856, Aug 21 Collision with schooner NIGHTINGALE, Lake Huron; repaired.

1856, Nov Leaking on Lake Michigan.

1857, Oct Collision with schooner MOUNT VERNON, Lake Huron.

1857, Nov 20 Grounded Tecumseh Reef, Lake Erie.

1861, Aug Repaired at Buffalo.

1865, Sep 9 Readmeasured, 185.4 X 29.3 X 10.7, 774.55 gross tons.

1866, May Aground St. Clair River.

1866, May 12 Owned Philo E. Wright, Detroit; converted to steambarge to carry lumber.

1869, May 1 Owned Belle City Line, Buffalo.

1869, May 4 Enrolled Detroit.

1869, Jun Broke shaft, Straits of Mackinac.

1871, Feb 28 Owned George P. Fletcher, Saginaw, MI.

1873 Leaking, Lake Huron.

1874, Nov 20 Burned, Saginaw, MI.

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

NEPTUNE (1856, Propeller)
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NEPTUNE (1856, Propeller)