CALVIN, D.D. (1883, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
82398
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Garden Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Note: White oak.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Henry Rooney
Original Owner and Location:
Calvin & Son, Garden Island, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
27 & 50 x 36" 420hp at 80rpm, Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH. 10' length 4 1/2" shell, 5/8" thickness, Otis steel, 105 lb psi boiler. Wheel: 10'6" diameter 13'6" pitch.
Dimensions
Length:
166'
Beam:
32.5'
Depth:
15.1'
Tonnage (gross):
750
Tonnage (net):
483
Capacity:
24,500 bushels wheat
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Garden Island, ONT. Lake Ontario
Date:
11 Apr 1910
How:
Burned at dock.
Final Cargo:
None.
Notes:
Total loss, burned while fitting out for season.
History

1883, Sep 11 Hull launched; machinery fitted & installed Cleveland OH, $75,000.

1886 Sep Towed barge PRUSSIA.

1886 Oct 4 Timber laden AuTrain, MI - Garden Island, ONT; struck & badly damaged swing bridge Port Colborne.

1887 Towed barges PRUSSIA, W.R. HULL, J.N.O. GASKIN.

1889 Towed BAVARIA, VALENCIA & NORWAY.

1889 Lake Ontario gale struck CALVIN with BAVARIA, VALENCIA & NORWAY; BAVARIA thrown on Galloo Island, all hands lost.

1890 May Towed VALENCIA, BAVARIA, DENMARK Cheboygan, MI to Garden Island, ONT.

1890 Jul Damaged by fire East Tawas, MI.

1891 Sep Duluth, MN loaded 24,500 bushel wheat for Montreal, QUE.

1892 Towed VALENCIA & CEYLON.

1897 - 99 Towed CEYLON & AUGUSTA.

1910 Sold to Carlton Smith, Belleville, MI.

1910, Apr 11 Burned Garden Island, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Milwaukee Public Library
Newspaper Clippings
Scanner, Toronto Marine Historical Society
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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CALVIN, D.D. (1883, Steambarge)