FERO, FRANK C. (1867, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
9156
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
E. Osman, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10 x 12" engine by Sutton & Brother. Boiler by Shepards Iron Works.
Dimensions
Length:
65'
Beam:
11'
Depth:
0'
Tonnage (gross):
32.69
Capacity:
150 persons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Duluth, MN.
Lake Superior.
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Frozen in her slip; later dynamited.
History

1867 Ran Block Dam - Oakfield.

1870 Owned Green Bay, WI.

1871 Employed as Duluth - Superior ferry; later owned Lars Lenoot, Superior, WI.

1881, Nov Rudder repaired.

1881, Dec Sunk & lying in ice near Peyton's saw mill, Duluth; salvage efforts in progress.

1882, Mar 16 Owned Joseph Lloyd, Duluth; repaired following burning; fitted as tow barge; machinery removed.

1882, Jun Chartered by Tribune for excursion to Agate Bay.

1882, Dec 14 Burned, Duluth.

1883, Jun Rebuilt as lighter for harbor work; boiler rebuilt by John D. Walsh for HATTIE LLOYD; ran in tow of her carring freight Duluth - Superior.

1884, Jan Frozen in her slip; destroyed by dynamite.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
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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FERO, FRANK C. (1867, Ferry)