FROST, GEORGE S. (1868, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
10828
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: 1 stack.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Joseph Luff
Original Owner and Location:
Joseph Luff, et al., Marine city.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
85.3'
Beam:
15.5'
Depth:
7.2'
Tonnage (gross):
131.33
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Erie, PA.
Lake Erie.
Date:
17 Sep 1879
How:
Fire.
History

1869, May 11 owned D. Schutte, et al, Superior, WI.

1870, Jun 16 Rebuilt Detroit, MI; readmeasured 97.2' x 15.6' x 6'; 140.16 gross tons.

1871, Jun 12 Owned James Marshall & T. J. Rutledge, Marine City.

1876, May Being thoroughly repaired, overhauled Detroit.

1876, Jun 16 Owned S. B. Grummond, Detroit; tonnage reduced, 76.10 tons, 1 deck; 97.2' x 15.6' x 6.6'.

1877, Jan 15 Owned William Conklin, Greenbush, Alcona County, MI.

1877, Jul 4 Ran aground Marengo Island.

1878, Jun 1 Owned Frank D. Welcome, Detroit.

1879, Sep 7 Burned, Erie, PA; documents surrendered, Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. Patrick Labadie
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

FROST, GEORGE S. (1868, Steamer)
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