ANNIE LAURA (1871, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
105106
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Philip Rice
Original Owner and Location:
Philip Rice & Crockett McElroy, East China, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
133'
Beam:
24.6'
Depth:
10.7'
Tonnage (gross):
356.23
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pine River, St. Clair near Algonac, MI
Date:
10 Aug 1922
How:
Fire.
Final Cargo:
None.
Notes:
1922, Nov 25 Wreck removed from St. Clair River, taken to Pine River & broken up.
History

1871, Sep 6 Enrolled Port Huron; ran Saginaw to Cleveland.

1872, Mar 14 Owned Charles Mears, Lincoln, MI & William Anderson, Chicago; ran Lincoln to Chicago.

1873, Mar 11 Owned H.R. Greene & John Ebbert, Chicago.

1875, Oct Disabled; taken to Manitowoc for repairs.

1878, Aug 15 Owned Simeon Cobb, Chicago.

1879, Apr 4 Readmeasured 248.71 gross tons.

1880, Jun 11 Owned Simeon Cobb, Chicago & Henry Simonds, Boston; 248.71 gross/175.43 net tons; ran Chicago to Muskegon.

1883 Rebuilt.

1885, May Collided with steamer CITY OF MILWAUKEE at Chicago.

1887 Apr 11 Readmeasured 244.23 gross/189.13 net tons; same owners.

c1887-88 Rebuilt and re-engined; given HPNC engine 20 x 24"; 285 hp @ 110 rpm; built Cowie Engine Works; Johnston Bros; firebox boiler 6 1/2 x 12.

c1892 Given firebox boiler 9 x 15 built M. Riter, Buffalo, NY 1892.

1893, Feb 28 Owned Simeon Cobb, Chicago.

1895, Jul 10 Owned O.S. Richardson, Chicago "coal dealer".

1896, Oct 18 Owned Cartier Lumber Co., Ludington, MI.

1897, Mar 1 Enrolled Sandusky; owned Mrs. Carrie McGlone Koch, Sandusky.

1912, Apr 18 Owned Jerry Shamplain (Shampaign), Sandusky.

1913, Jun 16 Owned Jerry Shampaign & Mae Lockhart, Sandusky.

c1915 Engine changed to F & AC - 17, 39 x 21"; built Detroit Shipbuilding Co., 1915.

1916, Apr 3 Owned Mae Lockhart, Detroit & Jerry Shampaign, Sandusky.

1918, Dec 18 Owned Mae Lockhart, Detroit.

1920 New scotch boiler 10 x 11 1/2; Kingsford Boiler Works, Oswego.

1922, Aug 10 Vessel burned St. Clair River above St. Clair Flats Canal; 11 people on board; no lives lost.

1922, Sep 15 Documents surrendered Detroit.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Great Lakes News
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
Lorne Joyce
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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ANNIE LAURA (1871, Steambarge)