MILWAUKEE (1872, Barge)


Year of Build:
1872
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
J.B. Auger & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Montreal Transportation Co., Montreal, QUE.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
147.6'
Beam:
24.6'
Depth:
10.2'
Tonnage (gross):
385
Tonnage (net):
352
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Duck Island.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
10 Nov 1883
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
550 tons coal.
Notes:
Bound Charlotte, NY - Kingston, ONT lost tow of tug THOMSON with barge SENATOR & sunk in storm; 4 lives lost.
History

1872 Built J.B. Auger, Montreal, QUE for Montreal Transportation Co. as river barge.

1880 Repairs; new bilges.

1883, Nov 10 Sunk, Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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MILWAUKEE (1872, Barge)