MOORE, FRANKLIN (1848, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport, MI
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Plain head & no gallery.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Eber Ward (Superintendent)
Original Owner and Location:
Eber Ward et.al., Newport, MI.
Ownership Notes:
John Gallagher, Newport. Franklin Moore, Detroit, MI. George Foote, Detroit.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
Propulsion Notes:
Machinery from HURON. Engine by Detroit Iron Co.
Dimensions
Length:
132' 3"
Beam:
19'
Depth:
7' 11.75"
Tonnage (old style):
192 26/95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1873
How:
Out of registry.
History

1848, Apr 28 First enrolled Detroit, MI.

1852, Feb 3 Owned Joseph Raymonds et al, Detroit.

1853, Sep 12 Owned John & Louis J. Day, Green Bay, WI.

1854, May 18 Owned Alfred Guthrie et al, Chicago, IL.

1854 Employed as towboat on Detroit River.

1855, Sep 28 Owned Luther L. Slyfield, St. Clair, MI.

1856, Mar 14 Owned Elon W. Hudson, Detroit.

1856, Mar 16 Owned William Wylde, Detroit.

1857, Mar 19 Owned Byron Whitaker et al, Detroit.

1857, Sep 21 Owned John Clancy, Detroit.

1858, Apr 2 Owned Henry D. Terry, Detroit.

1858, Fall Partially sunk at Great Western Railroad dock, Windsor, ONT.

1859, Jun 18 Pumped out & raised by tug OSWEGO.

1859, Jun 21 Owned Elon W. Hudson, Detroit.

1861 Rebuilt & refitted.

1862, Sep Damaged by fire at Algonac, MI.

1862, Apr 3 Owned William H. Barse & George Jerome, Detroit.

1862, Sep 13 Owned William Wylde & W.H. Barse, Detroit.

1862, Sep 19 Owned William H. Barse & George Jerome, Detroit.

1863, Jun 11 Owned David Gallagher & Aloney Rust, Newport, MI.

1864, Sep 19 Rebuilt as a barge, machinery to WAVE; 122 x 19 x 7', 192.27 old style tons; owned A.H. Doty, Detroit.

1873 Out of registry

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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MOORE, FRANKLIN (1848, Steamer)