COLUMBIA (1892, Excursion Vessel)


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
126882
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Excursion Vessel
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Duncan Robertson
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas Rudeck et al, Frankfort, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 x 22", 300hp, 110rpm, engine, H. Bloecker Engine Works. 7'5" x 14', 125# firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
81'
Beam:
17.3'
Depth:
7.7'
Tonnage (gross):
120.24
Tonnage (net):
73.37
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Marquette, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
  1937
How:
Abandoned due to age.
History

1895 Owned Duncan Robertson, Grand Haven, MI.

1896 Rebuilt as fish tug; 81' x 17.3' x 7.7'; 83 gross / 41 net tons; owned J. Mulcrone, St. Ignace, MI.

1902 Owned Peter Anderson, Marquette, MI.

1903 Estate of P. Anderson.

1930 Owned Philip Kegel, Chicago, IL.

1937 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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