KINCARDINE (1871, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
71147
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Dalhousie, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Stebbens Andrews & Son
Original Owner and Location:
F.A. Robertson et al., Goderich, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
107'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
8.9'
Tonnage (gross):
343
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cabot Head, ONT.
Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.
Date:
 Nov 1892
How:
Stranded.
Notes:
Stranded & broke up; upper works later burned.
History

1872, Jan 23 Owned David Andrews et al, Nepanee, ONT.

1873 Rebuilt, 176 tons, may have added passenger accomodations.

1876 New deck.

1876, May 20 Stranded in dense fog on Brothers Shoals, 9 miles southwest of Kingston, ONT.

1878, Jun 7 Readmeasured, 342.84 gross tons.

1878, Dec 10 Owned James F. Allen, Kingston, ONT.

1878 - 1879 Completely rebuilt & given second deck.

1880, Jan 29 Owned Alex Trerice, Dresden, ONT.

1880, Mar 1 Owned Alex Trerice, et.al., Dresden.

1881 Rebuilt, 182 gross tons; towed WALTERS & HERCULES.

1881, Jan 31 Owned Martha R. Jones et al, Detroit, MI.

1881, Sep 8 Aground Fighting Island, Detroit River, with cedar ties.

1882, Jun 22 Aground, Windmill Point, Detroit River.

1882, Oct 7 Sank while loading bunker coal at Windsor; raised.

1882, Nov 14 Struck rock, beached 1 mile above Little Current, ONT.

1882, Nov 15 Waterlogged above Little Current, Georgian Bay; released.

1882 - 1883 In Owen Sound drydock for repairs.

1883, Oct 6 Owned Thomas Marks et al, Port Arthur, ONT.

1883, Dec Damaged by ice, sank in shallow water, Jackfish Bay near Rossport, Lake Superior.

1884 Raised by LeMay & Sons, towed to Duluth for rebuilding, tonnage reduced to 176 gross tons, main cabin removed amidships.

1886, Dec 4 Readmeasured, 198.67 gross tons.

1887 Extensive repairs at Owen Sound drydock, 199 gross tons.

1888 Owned John Pearson & Sons, Owen Sound, ONT.

1888, Sep 21 Struck rock in French River & sank, raised & taken to dry dock at Owen Sound.

1889, Dec Owned Robert Edgar.

1889, Dec 21 Owned Charles Richardson, Owen Sound.

1889, Dec 23 Owned John Harrison, Owen Sound.

1890, Apr 7 Owned Andrew Thompson et al.

1890, May 1 Stranded, then struck by towed barge MARQUIS, released & went to Collingwood drydock.

1892, Nov Stranded on Cabot Head, later upper works burned.

1896, Oct Tug SAUCY JIM recovering her engine.

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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