SCHOOLCRAFT (1884, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1884
Official Number:
115990
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Trenton, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: built with special towing stern
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
26
Builder Name:
Linn & Graig
Master Carpenter:
John Craig
Original Owner and Location:
Alger Smith Co., Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
27", 44" x 42", 500hp, 80rpm engine, Samuel F. Hodge Co., Detroit, 1884
Dimensions
Length:
180.1'
Beam:
34.2'
Depth:
14.6'
Tonnage (gross):
745.56
Tonnage (net):
595.77
Final Disposition
Final Location:
14 miles east of Kingston, ONT, Wolfe Island
Lake Ontario
Date:
3 Dec 1920
How:
burned to water's edge & abandoned
History

1887, Oct 24 Owned John C. Fitzpatrick, et al, Cleveland, OH.

1888, Apr 17 Owned Thomas Nester, Detroit, MI.

1895 Reboilered, 12' 3" x 11' 6", 130# steam scotch boiler, Dry Dock Engineeering Works, Detroit, MI.

1910, Apr 12 Owned Nester Lumber Co., Duluth, MN.

1910, Jul 15 Owned Nester Lumber Co., MI.

1911, Apr 13 Owned Fairport Transportation Co., Fairport, OH.

1912 Rebuilt, coal trade.

1916, May 10 Enrollment surrendered, Cleveland; vessel sold Canadian.

1916, Sep Owned, Manley Chew, Midland, ONT; C134270; converted to motor vessel?

1919 Large repairs.

1920, Dec 3 Burned, Lake Ontario.

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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SCHOOLCRAFT (1884, Steambarge)