IONA (1892, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
94922
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Trenton, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S. Perry
Original Owner and Location:
J.D. Vanalstine et al., Marysburg, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 x 20" engine, 10hp by George N. Oille & Co., St. Catharines, ONT, 1880; also noted as machinery from SAXON, 1872. 5 x 6.5' watertube boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
123.5'
Beam:
24.2'
Depth:
10.2'
Tonnage (gross):
231.53
Tonnage (net):
157.45
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Stony Point, NY near Oswego.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
23 May 1912
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Bound Sodus, NY - Montreal, caught fire, burned to waterline & sank.
History

1892 Registered Picton, ONT; re-engined with 14 + 28 + 24", 32hp steeple compound engine by Jenks Shipbuilding Co., Port Huron, possibly from WHITE STAR.

1899, Jan 13 Owned Vanalstine, Edward A. Hall & Franklin E. Hall, L'Original.

1900, Feb 7 Owned Hall & Co., Picton, ONT.

1902 Rebuilt 8' deckloads, bows sheathed with iron.

1912, May 24 Burned Lake Ontario; owned Montreal.

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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IONA (1892, Steambarge)