SAXON (1872, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
71098
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Fraser & George
Master Carpenter:
B. Friel
Original Owner and Location:
Fraser & George, Kingston
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
102'
Beam:
23.2'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
184
Tonnage (net):
171
History

1877, Jul 13 Remeasured, 184.12 gross tons.

1881, Apr Rebuilt & lengthened, Picton by John Tait; 1 deck, 2 masts, 119.66' x 23.5' x 8.58', 180.90 gross tons; 14", 16" x 16" virtical engine, 45hp by G. McKevon?, Kingston, ONT, 1873.

1881, May 6 Owned John D. Vanalstine, et al, Belleville, ONT.

1882, Aug 8 Collided & sunk steambarge KINGSFORD near Picton, Lake Ontario.

1882 Large repairs.

1883, Aug 29 Ashore near Wilson, Lake Ontario; released & towed to Oswego, NY, repaired.

1887, Mar 17 Owned Gilbert, et al.

1887, May 9 Owned Boulton, et al.

1887, Jun 4 Owned Short, et al.

1890 Owned Phippen & Co., Belleville, ONT.

1892 Retired.

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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SAXON (1872, Steambarge)