STARKE, C.H. (1881, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
125945
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: Steel chord arches
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Milwaukee Shipyard Company
Original Owner and Location:
C.H. & Conrad Starke, et.al., Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 + 28 x 20", 295hp @130rpm engine built by Vulcan Iron Works, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; rebuilt 1881 (engine from tug W.K.MUIR)
Dimensions
Length:
149.5'
Beam:
30.1'
Depth:
9.7'
Tonnage (gross):
317.98
Tonnage (net):
266.71
Capacity:
500,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Date:
10 Oct 1924
How:
Documents surrendered; abandoned
History

Was to be named AMBOY

1881, September 3 Launched

1883, April New compound engine built by James Sheriffs; failed on

trial run

1883, October Ashore North Point, Lake Michigan

1890 Rebuilt; one 10' x 10', 110 pound steam scotch boiler built by

McGregor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1891, March 18 Owned by John Stevenson, Detroit, Michigan & Paul H.

Hoeft, Rogers City, Michigan

1896, February 12 Owned Paul H. Hoeft, Rogers City

1913, November 13 Owned Fred L. Richardson, Alpena, Michigan

1916, March 21 Owned Charles H. Bonnett, Port Huron, Michigan

1916, April 17 Owned Lake Steamship Company, Mentor, Ohio

1920 Owned Cuyahoga Lumber Company, Cleveland, Ohio

1924 Abandoned

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

STARKE, C.H. (1881, Steambarge)
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STARKE, C.H. (1881, Steambarge)