CHAMPLAIN

Registry and Rig Information

Name CHAMPLAIN
Registry U.S.
Official Number 5848
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 135.16
Width 26.00
Depth 11.50
Gross Tonnage 437.92
Net Tonnage 356.82
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rebuilt, Milwaukee, WI, April 21, 1888 (165.33 x 28.33 x 12.33; 710.35 gross - 516.52 net). Rebuilt, Chicago, IL, May 10, 1895 (185.42 x 33.25 x 12.50; 835.20 gross - 588.14 net).
History First enrollment issued at Cleveland, OH, August 3, 1870.Government records give Cleveland, OH, as place of build. American Bureau of Shipping indicates Ogdensburg, NY. A newspaper article dated June 20, 1870, cites a \"new barge\" going to Cleveland to receive her machinery. A.C. Keating was an Ogdensburg builder.
Vessel was renamed CITY OF CHARLEVOIX at Milwaukee, WI, on April 21, 1888, and KANSAS at Duluth, MN, on March 14, 1904.
As CHAMPLAIN: Burned at Fishermans Island, Grand Traverse Bay, Lake Michigan, on June 17, 1887; twenty-two lives lost. Hull towed into Harbor Springs, MI, then taken to Milwaukee, WI, for rebuilding.
As CITY OF CHARLEVOIX: Stranded in thick, smoky weather, September 7, 1894, three miles north of Charlevoix, MI; $2500 loss. Stranded on reef at Northport, MI, October 4, 1903; released next day.
Disposition Burned at Lay-up dock, Manistee, MI, on October 27, 1924. Final enrollment surrendered at Duluth, MN, November 24, 1924.

Build Information

Builder Keating, A.C.
Place Built Ogdensburg, NY
Date Built 1870-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
CITY OF CHARLEVOIX1888-00-001904-00-00U.S.5848
KANSAS1904-00-001924-00-00U.S.5848