CITY OF MARQUETTE (1890, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
126614
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: 16 staterooms, ladies' cabin, dining room; freight & passenger service.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
H.B. & G.N. Burger
Original Owner and Location:
E.G., R.F., & C.W. Endress, Whitefish Point, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
15" & 30" x 24" engine by S.F. Hodge & Co., Detroit, MI; from ST. MARIES (1875) 9'4" x 10'6" scotch boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
114.2'
Beam:
25.3'
Depth:
9.1'
Tonnage (gross):
341
Tonnage (net):
295
Final Disposition
Date:
  1932
How:
Abandoned.
History

1891, May 4 Owned Milwaukee & Eastern Transit Co.

1892, Apr 26 Owned Green Bay, Winona & St. Peter Railway, S.W. Champion, Green Bay, WI.

1895, May 17 Owned John M. Longyear, Marquette, MI.

1902 Owned Hill Transportation Co., Fish Creek, WI; L.L. Hill, owner.

1904, Dec 24 Owned Hill Steamboat Line, Kenosha, WI; L.P. Hill, President.

1910, Jun 20 At Bates Shipyard, Chicago for general rebuild.

1930, Jun 21 Rebuilt as barge; 1 deck, no mast, 114.2' x 25.3' x 9.1', 171.99 gross tons; owned Charles M. McDonald, Washington Island, WI.

1931, Aug 31 Dismantled; hull used as cement plant; documents surrendered, Grand Haven.

1932 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Ed Middleton
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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CITY OF MARQUETTE (1890, Propeller)