NEFF, M.C. (1888, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
92013
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oshkosh, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ryan & Co.
Master Carpenter:
Sanuel Neff
Original Owner and Location:
Samuel Neff, Oshkosh
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
30 x 22", 250hp, 85rpm engine, Doman & Manuel Iron Works, Oshkosh.
Dimensions
Length:
137'
Beam:
28.9'
Depth:
10.8'
Tonnage (gross):
276.19
Tonnage (net):
210.53
Capacity:
375,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
New Duluth, MN.
St. Louis River.
Date:
19 Sep 1909
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Pilings, railroad ties, lumber.
GPS:
Latitude: 46 degrees 39' 20" N Longitude: 92 degrees 12' 05" W
Notes:
Caught fire while loading. 1909, Oct 25 Enrollment surrendered Duluth.
History

1888, Jun 9 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1888, Sep 24 Owned S.K. Martin Lumber Co, Chicago, IL.

1890 New 8'6" x 14', 125# steam firebox boiler by Johnston Brothers Boiler Works, Ferrysburg, MI.

1896 Owned Hines Lumber Co, Chicago.

1896, Apr 8 Owned Charles R. Jones et al, Cleveland, OH.

1897 Ran Detroit - Charlevoix, MI.

1898, Feb 14 Owned William H. White et al, Boyne City, MI.

1901, Mar 28 Owned Milwaukee & Michigan Transportation Co, Milwaukee, WI.

1905, Oct 19 Owned William F. Thompson et al, Duluth.

1909, Sep 20 Burned, St. Louis River, MN.

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

NEFF, M.C. (1888, Steambarge)
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NEFF, M.C. (1888, Steambarge)