JOSEPH (1867, Barge)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
45143
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Joseph Trombley
Original Owner and Location:
Alexander Trombley, et.al., Bay City, MI.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
143'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
292.9
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Charity Islands & Caseville, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
10 Oct 1885
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Tawas City, MI - Cleveland, OH towed by river tug J.P.CLARK, foundered in Saginaw Bay.
History

1867, Jun 8 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1868 Enrolled Detroit.

1872, Oct Broke loose from tow on Lake Erie, anchored safely at Long Point, barges BALTIC & ADRIATIC were lost with all hands.

1874, Mar 23 Owned J. Howard, Saginaw, MI.

1876 Owned J. Bostwick, Saginaw.

1880 Towed by propeller ONTANAGON in Saginaw & Cleveland lumber trade.

1881, Feb Swept out of Fairport Harbor by ice floes, sank behind east piers, raised & repaired.

1881 Towed by propeller MAY PRINGLE.

1885, Oct 10 Foundered, Lake Huron.

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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JOSEPH (1867, Barge)