ARK (1871, Barge)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
29712
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Lighter.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Henry Kewley
Original Owner:
Henry Kewley
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
100'
Beam:
31.5'
Depth:
4.2'
Tonnage (gross):
68
History

1871, Jul 26 Enrolled Port Huron.

1873, Jun Lies off Malden; dismasted.

1873, Sep Centerboard installed.

1882 Seized by Canadian authorities for violation of Canadian wrecking laws; owned Grummond, Detroit, MI.

1885 Barge, 68.02 gross tons; enrolled Detroit, MI.

Disposition unknown.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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ARK (1871, Barge)