LAKE BREEZE (1868, Excursion Vessel)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
15572
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Excursion Vessel
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Bailey
Original Owner and Location:
Toledo & Put-in-Bay Steamboat Co., Toledo, OH.
Ownership Notes:
David Miller.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 x 24", 110hp engine, Novelty Engine Works, Toledo, OH.
Dimensions
Length:
126.6'
Beam:
24.6'
Depth:
8.5'
Tonnage (gross):
196.41
Capacity:
5,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Leamington, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
26 Nov 1878
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Burned to water line; 1 man lost. 1880, Nov Hull raised by tug MYSTIC. 1881 Machinery & metal gear sold American.
History

1868, Jun 13 Launched, Toledo, OH.

1868, Jul 30 Enrolled Toledo; ran Amherstburg & Windsor, ONT - Pelee Island.

1869, Jun 23 Owned Lake Erie Steamboat Co., J.E. Bailey, president; ran Toledo - Put-in-Bay, OH.

1869, Aug Broke machinery, Toledo.

1870, Apr 14 Owned John Phillips, Detroit & Seldon A. Jones, Port Huron, MI; ran Saginaw Bay; Bay City - AuSable, MI.

1870, Aug Ran Algonac, MI - Toledo; cargo 514,000' lumber.

1871, Mar Burst steam pipe, Bay City.

1871, Jun Carried Yankee Robinson's Circus port to port, Lake Michigan.

1871 In service on Lake Superior.

1872, Apr Ran Saginaw - Alpena, MI.

1873, Apr 1 Owned Darvis Cole, Eugene McFall & Ira Holt, Detroit.

1873, Apr 28 Owned Engleman Transportation Co., Milwaukee, WI.

1874, Apr Ran Milwaukee - Manistee, MI.

1874, Jun Ran Chicago, IL - Benton Harbor, MI.

1874, Feb Ashore near Ludington, MI, Lake Michigan.

1874, Nov 17 Collision with propeller MESSENGER at Ludington, MI harbor entrance.

1875 Owned James M. Longwell & Henry Isman, Benton Harbor.

1875, Apr Rebuilt Detroit, MI.

1875, Nov 15 Owned J. Laframbois, Amherstburg, ONT; C71259; 122 x 22 x 8, 301.19 gross / 198.43 net tons; ran Windsor - Leamington, ONT under Northwestern Transportation Co.

1876, Feb 19 Registered Windsor; owned Alexander Hackett, Colchester, ONT.

1878, Nov 26 Burned, Leamington, 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

LAKE BREEZE (1868, Excursion Vessel)
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LAKE BREEZE (1868, Excursion Vessel)