MISSOURI (1857, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
16314
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George H. Notter
Original Owner and Location:
Western Transportation Company, Tonawanda, NY.
Ownership Notes:
Pearl L. Sternberg, President.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
185' 6"
Beam:
27' 2"
Depth:
12' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
588 65/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Sandwich, ONT.
Detroit River.
Date:
22 Dec 1890
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Engine later salvaged & remains dynamited.
History

1857, Sep 29 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1859, Apr 15 Damaged in heavy gale, Lake Erie.

1860 Ran Cleveland, OH - Chicago, IL.

1861 Repaired; ran Buffalo - Detroit.

1861, Jul Struck reef 40 Mile Point, Lake Huron; released by tug LEVIATHAN.

1865, Apr 22 2 decks, 1 mast, US16414; owned Buffalo & Detroit Transportation Co; readmeasured 168.25 x 27.2 x 11.2', 664.46 gross tons, 530.47 net tons.

1866, Oct 12 Aground Springwells, Detroit River.

1868, Apr New boiler at Erie, 8.5 x 10.5'.

1869, Sep Broke machinery, Detroit River.

1870, Oct 25 Struck bar outside Point Burwell, driven ashore in a storm.

1871, Sep 21 Owned Andrew Abernathy & Adeline Gibson, Buffalo.

1871, Nov 1 Repaired, Green Bay, WI.

1872, Apr 1 Owned Andrew Abernathy.

1873 Repaired.

1874, Feb 14 Owned Robert Montgomery & Lyman Hunt, Buffalo; operated on Spencer's Line, Buffalo - Lake Superior with CUYAHOGA.

1874, Jul Collision with schooner RYERSE, Lake Point, Lake Erie.

1876 Repaired; new arches at Manitowoc, WI.

1879, May 2 Rebuilt as steambarge at Cleveland; 378.28 gross / 282.35

net tons.

1880, Jul 3 Owned Frank Rockefeller et al, Cleveland.

1882, Apr 3 Owned E.P. Sheldon et al, Cleveland; towed barges BUCKEYE STATE, ORONTES, B.M.BAKER, SUNBORY & SYLVIA MORROW in Saginaw & Cleveland lumber trade.

1883, Sep 17 1 deck, 1 mast, owned M.L. Grane, AuSable, MI.

1884 Ran AuSable to Cleveland in lumber trade, towing WALTON, CONRAD

REED & KELLY

1886, Sep 5 Ashore with 3 barges at Sleeping Bear, Lake Michigan; pulled off.

1887, Jan 19 Owned George Wallace, Detroit.

1887, Mar 11 Owned W.J. Daly, Mt. Clemens et al.

1889 Towed GRACE MURRAY, W.R. CLINTON & GOLDEN.

1890, Dec 22 Burned near Sandwich (Windsor), ONT.

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

MISSOURI (1857, Propeller)
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MISSOURI (1857, Propeller)