AJAX (1863, Barge)


Year of Build:
1863
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sarnia, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Simpson
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
133.4'
Beam:
25.6'
Depth:
12.2'
Tonnage (gross):
345.43
History

1866 Detroit District (US29128).

1871 Owned J.M. Ballentine, Detroit.

1875, May 6 Owned Alexander B. Moore, Bay City, MI (Ballentine & Moore).

1876 Owned Ballentine & Co., Bay City, MI.

1876 Collided with abutment of International Bridge, Chicago, IL. Abandoned for the present.

1879 Ballentine & Co., Bangor (not insurable).

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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AJAX (1863, Barge)