MOWRY, A.J. (1866, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
1028
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H. Farmer & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
A.J. Mowry, John Beckel, & John H. Beckel, Milan, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
138.3'
Beam:
23.7'
Depth:
6.8'
Tonnage (gross):
207.64
Tonnage (net):
177.3
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Chicago, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
30 Jun 1896
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
Unfit for service.
History

1866, Oct Broken machinery, Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron.

1867, Sep Burned off Lexington, MI, Lake Huron; towed to Pt. Huron.

1868, May 28 Rebuilt as 3 mast schooner; 188.28 gross tons.

1869, May 4 Owned John C. Maxwell, Chicago, IL, & John H. Beckel, Milan, OH.

1871, Mar 24 Owned Samuel A. Brown & William B. Phillips, Chicago.

1871, Apr 24 Owned Galen Eastman, Grand Haven, MI, Newton Eastman, Chicago; John H. Beckel, Milan; converted to 2 mast barge.

1872, Mar 24 Owned Beckel & Charles Mears, Lincoln, MI.

1873, Apr 1 Rebuilt as 3 mast schooner; eagle head, square stern.

1879 Rebuilt.

1886, Apr 20 Owned William Fisher, Chicago; 178.87 net tons.

1887, Apr 19 Owned William H. Horn, Chicago.

1888, Apr 13 Owned Horn & F. Bernstein (Bernstson), Chicago.

1891, Aug 15 Owned Sakaris Bernstson, Chicago.

1892, Apr 7 Owned William J. O'Brien, Chicago.

1893, Oct 10 Owned John Fahey & Michael Doyle, Chicago.

1896, Jun 30 Documents surrendered; 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

MOWRY, A.J. (1866, Steambarge)
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MOWRY, A.J. (1866, Steambarge)