W.J. CARTER C141745 x US81112

CARTER, W.J. (1886, Steambarge) IDENTIFICATION Year of Build: 1886 Official Number: 81112 CONSTRUCTION AND OWNERSHIP Built at: Milwaukee, WI Vessel Type: Steambarge Note: Round stern. Hull Materials: Wood Number of Decks: 1 Builder Name: Wolf & Davidson Master Carpenter: W. H. Wolf Original Owner and Location: W.J. Carter & J.R. Cook, Chicago, IL POWER Number of Masts: 2 Propulsion: Screw Engine Type: Steeple Compound # Cylinders: 2 # Boilers: 1 # Propellers: 1 Propulsion Notes: 15 + 28 x 26″, 250hp @ 110rpm engine, Sherriffs Manufacturing Co., Milwaukee, WI, 1886. 7′ x 13′, 95# firebox boiler, Johnston Brothers Works, Ferrysburg, 1886. DIMENSIONS Length: 122′ Beam: 28′ Depth: 9.6′ Tonnage (gross): 235.13 Tonnage (net): 171.54 Capacity: 352,000′ lumber FINAL DISPOSITION Final Location: 20 miles S. of Point Petre Lighthouse.
Lake Ontario. Date: 28 Jul 1923 How: Sprang leak, foundered in gale. Final Cargo: Coal. Notes: Bound Oswego, NY to Cobourg, ONT; crew rescued. HISTORY

1893, Mar 18 Owned J.E. Danaher, Ludington, MI.

1893, Apr 28 Owned Danaher & A.C. Wanvig, Ludington.

1902, Mar 7 Owned John W. Greenwood, Buffalo, NY.

1907, Apr 25 Owned Churchill Lumber Co., Alpena, MI.

1913, Mar 5 Owned Fin & Olsen Freighting Co., Ogdensburg, NY.

1918, Apr 1 Owned Ogdensburg Steamship Co. (Edward J. Burns).

1919 Ashore Yorkshire Island, Lake Ontario.

1919, Sep 8 Owned St. Lawrence Coal & Freighting Co., Odgensburg.

1920, Apr 19 Owned Robert Hicks Coal & Towing Co., Cobourg, ONT; C141754; 122 x 27.8 x 9.6′; 317 gross / 170 net tons.

1923, Jul 28 Foundered.

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