HIAWATHA (1890, Barge)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
96904
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Garden Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: River barge.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Calvin Co.
Original Owner:
Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Co.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
176.5'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
11'
Capacity:
30,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
8 miles off Yorkshire Island Ducks group.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
20 Sep 1917
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Bound Oswego, NY - Montreal, QUE in tow of tug MAGNOLIA with barge HILDA, foundered & sank; loss of 8 of 9 persons
History

1891, Nov 5 Aground Charlotte, Lake Ontario; released.

1894, Oct 12 Adrift, Lake Erie.

1917, Sep Foundered Lake Ontario; 539 gross tons, 518 net tons.

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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HIAWATHA (1890, Barge)