EAGLE, JAMES E. (1860, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1860
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac, MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Charles Hinman
Original Owner and Location:
Michael B. Kean, Algonac, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
118.11'
Beam:
20.5'
Depth:
8.6'
Tonnage (old style):
194 58/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Bay City, MI.
Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron.
Date:
8 Aug 1869
How:
Fire.
Final Cargo:
Towing lumber raft.
Notes:
Burned, total loss; crew escapted in yawl.
History

1859, Nov 8 Launched.

1860, Mar 20 Maiden voyage, Detroit; ran Detroit - Alpena.

1860, Mar 21 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1860, May 9 Struck by bark LADY OF THE LAKE at Detroit.

1860, Sep Badly damaged in collision with tug LION on St. Clair River.

1860, Sep 17 Owned P.E. Kean, Algonac.

1861, Mar Converted to tug.

1861, Jun Collidion with steamer NORTH STAR, Detroit River.

1867, Jun 24 Owned Abram Smith, Algonac; readmeasured 120 x 20.6 x 8.4, 137.40 gross tons; register #13668.

1868, Aug 15 Owned Esther M. Burrington, Bay City & Artimia Miller, Lamont, MI.

1869, Aug 8 Burned, Saginaw Bay.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. Patrick Labadie
Lytle List
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
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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EAGLE, JAMES E. (1860, Propeller)