GRAMPIAN (1894, Schooner-barge)
Identification
Year of Build:
1894
Official Number:
86293
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
James Davidson, West Bay City, MI.
Power
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
218'
Beam:
38'
Depth:
13.2'
Tonnage (gross):
844
Tonnage (net):
802
Capacity:
2000 tons ore; 65,000 bushels; 1,500,000 board feet lumber
History

1894, May 6 Launched; to be used in lumber trade.

1894, Jul Chartered to carry 430 of Coxeys Army Bay City - Buffalo.

1894 Carried record load lumber, 1,400,000' from Duluth.

1898, Aug Under tow of steamer BERMUDA, ashore Niagara River; released by tugs FABIAN & CASCADE, lightered 300 tons ore.

1900, Sep Towed by steamer AMAZONAS.

1918 Rebuilt.

1930 Owned O.W. Blodgett, Bay City.

1935 Abandoned Bay City.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:specialcollections@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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GRAMPIAN (1894, Schooner-barge)