ALLEN, DAN (1872, Barge)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
35474
Construction and Ownership
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
117'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
181
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Black River, Port Huron, MI.
Date:
9 Apr 1885
How:
Wrecked by ice.
Final Cargo:
None
Notes:
Pushed by ice in spring breakup; collided with steamer BURLINGTON and barge H.F. CHURCH; wreck removed Aug 1885.
History

1880 Ex-Canadian, wrecked & rebuilt Erie, PA; almost certainly had previous name.

1882, Mar 28 Enrolled Port Huron US35474. Owned G. Allen, Port Huron, MI; 117x23.2x8.4; 181 gross tons.

1885, Apr 9 Sunk by ice.

1885, Oct 25 Enrollment surrendered at Port Huron, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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ALLEN, DAN (1872, Barge)