Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Rig Steamer

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 259.00
Width 30.25
Depth 12.00
Gross Tonnage 942.08
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rebuilt by D. McCullen at Detroit, MI, as barge, enrolled as new vessel, Detroit, July 6, 1857 (150 x 32 x 7; 308.84 tons). Change of rig, Detroit, MI, July 20, 1858, to steam barge. Readmeasured, Detroit, MI, December 6, 1865 (151.42 x 32 x 7.66; 267.84). Rig changed to barge, Detroit, MI, July 27, 1866.
History First enrollment issued at Detroit, MI, May 10, 1854. As E.K. COLLINS: Burned in Detroit River, at Maldon, Ontario, on October 8, 1854, while bound down from Sault Ste. Marie, MI, for Cleveland, OH. Ten passengers and thirteen crew members lost.
Disposition Broke away from tug, along with barges R.R. ELLIOTT and ONTARIO, in last week of October, 1866. ARK foundered with all hands on northern Lake Huron. Hull found about 100 miles north of Goderich in late November.

Build Information

Builder Bushnell, John
Place Built Newport (Marine City), MI
Date Built 1853-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

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