ALMENDINGER, J.M. (1883, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
76411
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Benton Harbor, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G.H. Burgoyne
Original Owner and Location:
Almendinger & Hull, Benton Harbor, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
104'
Beam:
24.4'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
230.94
Tonnage (net):
207.04
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Fox Point, Milwaukee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
26 Nov 1895
How:
Stranded, total loss.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Went aground in blizzard. Crew rescued by tug WELCOME. 1980 Wreckage found, broken up.
History

1883, Jun 6 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI.

1884 Lumber propeller.

1885 Owned Benton Harbor, MI.

1887, Mar 1 Owned E.B. & M.L. Simpson & T. Richardson, Milwaukee, WI.

1888, Apr 17 Readmeasured at Milwaukee; 1 deck, 1 mast, 104.6' x 24.0' x 9.4'; 183.17 gross tons & 125.04 net tons.

1889 Damaged by St.Paul bridge on Menominee River, Milwaukee.

1890, May 28 Owned E.B. & M.L. Simpson, Milwaukee, WI.

1895, Nov 26 Stranded.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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

ALMENDINGER, J.M. (1883, Steambarge)
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ALMENDINGER, J.M. (1883, Steambarge)