HINTON, FRANCIS (1889, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
120754
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hanson & Scove
Original Owner and Location:
Truman & Cooper, Manitowoc, WI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
19 + 36 x 30" engine, 385hp at 90rpm by Manistee Iron Works, Manistee, MI 8'6" x 15' 105# steam by Johnston Brothers, Ferrysburg, MI.
Dimensions
Length:
152.2'
Beam:
30.9'
Depth:
10.8'
Tonnage (gross):
417
Tonnage (net):
331
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Two Rivers, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
16 Nov 1909
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Stranded & broke up, all crew saved. 1909, Dec 7 Documents surrendered. 1985 Wreck located.
History

1889, May 13 Enrolled at Milwaukee, WI.

1891, May 11 Owned Wisconsin Dredge & Dock Company, Manitowoc, WI.

1897, Apr 2 Owned James A. Calbick, et.al., Chicago, IL; repaired.

1899, Mar 28 Owned Ausin A. Canavan, et.al., Chicago.

1902, Feb 11 Owned Marine Navigation Company, Michigan City, IN.

1904, Apr 18 Same owner, readmeasured 397 gross / 273 net tons.

1905, Aug 25 Collision with steamer BINGHAMPTON, Peche Island, Detroit River.

1909, Nov 16 Wrecked in storm, Lake Michigan.

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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HINTON, FRANCIS (1889, Steambarge)