KEEPSAKE (1869, Barge)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
47059
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport (Marine City), MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Arnold
Original Owner and Location:
John Gallagher, E. Saginaw, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
133'
Beam:
28.7'
Depth:
10.6'
Tonnage (gross):
286.97
Tonnage (net):
272.63
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Ashtabula, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
18 Sep 1898
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Outbound from Ashtabula, OH, foundered, crew rescued by steamer CITY OF ERIE. 1898, Dec 31 Documents surrendered, Port Huron, MI.
History

1869, May 11 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1869, Nov Lost lumber load, Lake Huron.

1870 Towed by J. S. ESTABROOK & TRADER.

1871, Mar Lost deck load, Lake Huron.

1871, May Chartered by Pomeroy & Newark, Zilwaukee, MI - Cleveland, OH.

1872, Apr Owned Erie & Western Transportation Co.

1876 Owned Anchor Line, Erie, PA.

1879, Jul 7 Rig changed to two masted schooner.

1881, Mar 31 Owned Thomas D. Allen, Detroit, MI.

1881, Jul Towed by R. Prindiville in Cleveland & AuSable lumber trade.

1882 Rebuilt.

1883, Apr 25 Owned AuSable Transportation Co., AuSable, MI.

1885 Foundered Lake Huron, possibly Tobermory, ONT.

1890, Spring Towed by SALINA.

1891, Apr 17 Owned J. C. Miller; enrolled Port Huron.

1885, Sep 9 Sunk, Oscoda, MI, Lake Huron.

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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KEEPSAKE (1869, Barge)