DRAKE, L.W. (1881, Barge)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
140480
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wm &/or J.L. Crosthwaite
Original Owner and Location:
J.L. Crosthwaite, Port Huron, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
160'
Beam:
30.6'
Depth:
12.5'
Tonnage (gross):
456.11
Tonnage (net):
433.31
Final Disposition
Date:
  1904
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1904, Nov 1 Registry closed.
History

1881, Aug 31 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1882 Towed by ARAXES with barge IOWA in Bay City & Chicago lumber trade.

1884 Owned John Kelderhouse, Buffalo, NY.

1887 Ran Menominee - Buffalo on charter.

1892, Apr 20 Owned Wm. H. Gilbert, Saginaw, MI.

1898 Towed by RHODA EMILY & N. MILLS.

1900 Towed by GARDEN CITY.

1901, May 6 Owned Wm. Hepburn, Picton, ONT, C94929; 155 x 30.5 x 10', 450.42 gross / 397.34 net tons.

1903 Stranded & abandoned, American side.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Beesons Marine Directory
John O. Greenwood
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
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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DRAKE, L.W. (1881, Barge)