RELIANCE (1881, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
85281
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Deseronto, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Evans
Original Owner and Location:
Rathbun & Co., Deseronto, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
13" x 15" engine; 134hp bult by Rathbun & Son, Deseronto.
Dimensions
Length:
120'
Beam:
23.5'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
239.14
Tonnage (net):
169
History

1883 Home port Napance.

1884 Owned Deseronto Navigation Co.

1889 Rebuilt to twin screw with 2 steeple compound engines; 10" & 17" x 15"; 100hp @ 125 rpm by McEwen & Co., Kingston, ONT; 1 firebox boiler 5'6" x 11'6"; 76#.

1892 To be repaired.

1897 To be repaired.

1907 Sold to Ontario & Quebec Navigation Co., Ltd.

1916, Jan 16 Register closed; vessel condemned.

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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RELIANCE (1881, Steambarge)