MORNING STAR (1874, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
90611
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mt Clemens, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Louis Shabineau
Original Owner and Location:
Louis Shabineau, et.al., Mt Clemens
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12 x 12" engine 4'2" x 9" tubular boiler, 90# steam
Dimensions
Length:
84'
Beam:
20.4'
Depth:
5.6'
Tonnage (gross):
65.69
History

1874, May 8 Enrolled Detroit, MI; ran Toledo, OH - Sandusky, OH in stone trade.

1875, May 10 Owned Gilbert LaCroix et al, Mt Clemens.

1875, Jun 3 Owned Lemuel S. Brown, Put-in-Bay, OH.

1876, Jul 26 Rebuilt as a ferry, receiving new promenade deck; 147.11 gross tons.

1876, Aug 1 Owned John Fretter et al, Cleveland, OH.

1877 To receive new full length cabin.

1878 Repaired.

1878, May 31 Owned Lucy Doville et al, Cleveland.

1880, Jun 16 Owned D.H. Howel et al, Toledo, for fishing trade.

1882, Jul 11 Change rig to propeller, 84' x 20.4' x 5.6', 65.69 gross tons; owned D.J. Howell et al, Toledo.

1884, Jul 18 Vessel rebuilt, 147.11 gross tons; owned D.J. Howell et al, Toledo.

1886, Apr 23 Burned at Toledo.

1887 Broke her machinery, Maumee Bay, Lake Erie.

1888, Jun 30 Enrollment surrendered Toledo, "Engine & machinery taken out & papers lost".

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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MORNING STAR (1874, Steambarge)