NIAGARA (1882, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
130242
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
George Notter
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
92.2'
Beam:
22.8'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
167.96
Tonnage (net):
103.41
Final Disposition
Date:
  1912
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
Last owned International Ferry Co, Buffalo, NY.
History

1882, Oct 7 Replaced steamer W.A.THOMSON to run between Buffalo, NY & Fort Erie, ONT.

1884 Owned Henry Thornton, Buffalo.

1887 Fouled wheel at Buffalo.

1888 Owned Buffalo Parties; 213.92 gross tons, 149.37 net tons.

1893 Owned International Ferry Co, Buffalo.

1895 Owned W.H. Davis, Buffalo.

1898 Reportedly retired.

1900 Owned G.W. Maythan, Buffalo; listed as tug.

1905, May 17 Sunk Tonawanda, NY; raised.

1907 Registered Toronto, ONT, 98 x 22', 110 gross / 71 net tons.

1909, Apr 12 Struck bridge, Niagara River at Buffalo.

1912 Reportedly abandoned.

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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NIAGARA (1882, Ferry)