The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Steamer St. Joseph


Description
Creator:
Neff, Charles S., Artist
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Drawings
Notes:
The burned wreck of the Str. St. Joseph was purchased and raised from the St.Clair river, near Sarnia, Ont. in 1888 by Capt. Sam Neff & Sons, repaired, and used in the lumber trade until 1895 when it was sold to the F .W. Wheeler & Co., Bay City, Mich. as part payment for the Str. Edwin S. Tice. The St. Joseph had been built in 1867, Buffalo, N.Y. as an arched, twin-wheel steamer of 304 gross tons, 146' X 29'. Listed Beers,Hist. of the Great Lakes, Vol 1, p. 883; Inland Lloyds Vessel Register, 1893; Ship Masters' Assoc. Directories, 1903, and on; three drawings. Details of the St. Joseph's operations can be found in the Neff & Sons account books.
Date of Original:
1888-95
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
John S. Neff
Creative Commons licence:
by [more details]
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Steamer St. Joseph