The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William Rudolph (Propeller), U80762, burnt, 24 Oct 1886

Full Text

The steambarge RUDOLPH was burned on Lake St. Clair Sunday morning and was beached. She was loaded with lumber from E. Saginaw bound for Cleveland.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, October 25, 1886

      . . . . .

      The steambarge WILLIAM RUDOLPH, burnt and sunk in Lake St. Clair last fall, has been raised and towed to this port. - Detroit report.
      The Marine Record
      May 19, 1887 p.1

      . . . . .

      The Steambarge RUDOLPH, which was sunk in Lake St. Clair last fall has been raised and was towed here this morning where she will go into Wolverine drydock for repairs. R.G. McCullough, of this city, superintended the raising of the RUDOLPH.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, May 17, 1887

      . . . . .

      Port Huron. - The steambarge RUDOLPH, that was burned last fall on Lake St. Clair, will be ready to leave here in a week, entirely rebuilt. She will be one of the finest steambarges of her kind on the lakes.
      The Marine Record
      Thursday, July 21, 1887 p.5

      . . . . .

Frankfort.---The steambarge WILLIAM RUDOLPH, now owned here, will have her name changed to LUCETTA.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Aug. 25, 1887 p. 1

NOTE:-- The name was not changed, at least not by 1906

      . . . . .

Steam screw WILLIAM RUDOLPH. U.S. No. 80762. Of 267.89 tons gross; 209.13 tons net. Built 1880 at Mount Clemens, Mich. Home port, Saginaw, Mich. 116.0 x 23.0 x 9.0 of 200 nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886

Media Type:
Item Type:
Reason: burnt
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.400277 Longitude: -82.624166
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

William Rudolph (Propeller), U80762, burnt, 24 Oct 1886