CLINTON, W. R. (1866, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
26250
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City (Newport), MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
David Lester
Original Owner and Location:
Flower Brothers, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Machinery of J.P. WARD(1857).
Dimensions
Length:
160'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
563
Tonnage (gross):
519
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sault Ste. Marie.
St. Marys River
Date:
  1908
How:
Abandoned.
History

1867 Ran Saginaw - Goodrich, ONT - Lake Huron ports.

1871 519.64 gross tons.

1875, Jun 9 Thoroughly overhauled; ran Detroit, MI - AuSable, MI.

1879 Owned Sandusky, Detroit & Alpena Transportation Co., Flower Brothers; ran Port Huron - Mackinaw with ST. JOSEPH, one round trip weekly with 10 stops.

1879 Winter Dismantled, made 3 masted schooner; 160.8 x 24.7 x 9.7, 259.55 gross / 236.58 net tons.

1880, Jun 22 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1893 Owned Elizabeth Currie, Port Huron, MI.

1895 Owned Thompson Towing & Wrecking Co., Port Huron, MI; used as wrecking lighter; unrigged barge stationed often at the Soo.

1901 Owned Union Towing Co., Duluth, MN, but never used.

1905 Abandoned Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Beesons Marine Directory
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Lytle List
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
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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CLINTON, W. R. (1866, Steamer)