KASOTA (1869, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
14250
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Notter & Co.
Location of Original Owner:
Ontanogon
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
90'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (gross):
66
History

First steam ferry between Duluth & Superior, WI.

1870, Jul 26 Enrolled, Marquette district, readmeasured 85 x 20.2 x 5, 2 decks, 85.24 gross tons, owned William Willard, Ontonagon, MI.

1875, Jun 22 Enrolled Marquette, owned James Mercer.

1882, Dec 23 Converted to barge, 59.66 gross tons, one deck, 80.8 x 19.7 x 5; owned out of Cleveland, OH.

1883, May 4 Documents surrendered at Duluth; licensed for one trip to Canada, apparently sold Canadian.

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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KASOTA (1869, Ferry)