COLUMBIA (1892, Excursion Vessel)


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
126861
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Excursion Vessel
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Duncan Robertson
Original Owner and Location:
H. J. Webb, Cassopolis, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20" x 22" engine, 300hp, 110rpm, Grand Haven Iron Works. 7.5' x 14', 125# firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
109'
Beam:
20.9'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
139.87
Tonnage (net):
90.78
History

1892 Ran Traverse City - Charlevoix, East Jordan & Petoskey.

1907, Feb 19 Owned George T. Arnold, Mackinac Island, MI.

1909, Feb 18 Owned Arnold Transit Co., Mackinac.

1912, Mar 22 Rebuilt, 101.2' x 20.4' x 7'; 96 gross / 65 net tons.

1912, Aug 8 Owned Charles Roe & Co., Harbor Springs, MI.

1917, Apr 28 Beaver Transit Co., Charlevoix, MI.

1917, cOct 1 Burned at Charlevoix, MI; rebuilt as tug.

1918, Jul 9 Owned Margaret McCambridge, Brooklyn, NY.

1920, Mar 31 Documents surrendered, "vessel sold to Quartermaster's Dept., U.S. Army, Sept. 5, 1918.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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COLUMBIA (1892, Excursion Vessel)