Vessel Name
S. Clement 
Vessel Type
Steamer (Sidewheel Barge) (1863-1869); Tow Barge (1869-1885); Schooner (1885- ) 
Nationality
American(1863- ) 
Year Built
1863 
Place Built
Newport, Michigan 
Launch Date
 
Official Number
U.S.- 57467 
Builder Name
R. C. Cornell 
Hull Type
Wood 
Number of Masts
2 (1863) 
Bow Type
Plain Head 
Major Repairs
 
Rebuilt
"1. 1869, Detroit, Michigan; 2. 1870; 3. 1885" 
Other Names
  
Record Number
24348 
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Number Date District Type Reason for Issuance Surrendered
19610-20-1863DetroitPENew VesselDetroit 4-8-1865
214-8-1865DetroitPERemeasured (Readmeasured)Detroit 5-1-1866
845-1-1866DetroitPEChanged OwnerDetroit 10-20-1869
13210-20-1869DetroitPEChanged OwnerDetroit 4-22-1870
394-22-1870DetroitPETonnage ChangedDetroit 4-17-1872
584-17-1872DetroitPEChanged OwnerPort Huron 3-12-1874xxxxxxxx
554-21-1879Port HuronPEChanged OwnerMilwaukee 1-25-1881
541-25-1881MilwaukeePEChanged OwnerMilwaukee 3-4-1882
823-4-1882MilwaukeePEChanged OwnerPort Huron 4-19-1883
814-19-1883Port HuronPEChanged OwnerPort Huron 2-2-1885
532-2-1885Port HuronPERig Changed to a SchoonerPort Huron 3-3-1888
903-3-1888Port HuronPEChanged OwnerCleveland 3-6-1889
273-6-1889ClevelandPEChanged OwnerCleveland 6-16-1891
1396-16-1891ClevelandPEChanged OwnerCleveland 2-25-1892
482-25-1892ClevelandPESoiled PapersDuluth 3-19-1894
193-19-1894DuluthPEChanged OwnerMarquette 6-16-1897
6-16-1897MarquettePEChanged Owner
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Gross Net Registered Year
455 + 49/95-1863
563.33-1865
439.15-1869
447.95436.95-1870
-1885
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"a. Steameer, S. Clement (1863-1869)"

"b. Barge, S. Clement (1869-1885)"

"c. Schooner, S. Clement (1885- )"

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Length Width Depth Year
153'"30'4""""10'7"""-1863
-1865
-1869
163'30.5'12'(1870
-1885
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"Owen, B. F., (1863); Nichols, H. D., (1865); Cleveland, C. R., (1866); Andrews, J., (1869); Dask, J., (1870); Nelson, J., (1874); Hamilton, J. A., (1879); Hollywood, J., (1879); Hawgood, H. A., (1880-1889); Inman, B. B., (1894); "

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"Brindle, Mary Ann, (1863-1865); Hutchings, J., (1866); Clark, J., (1869-1870); Burt, W. R., (1874); Hamilton, J. A., (1879); Hawgood, H. A., (1880-1892); Inman, B. B., (1894); "

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"1. 9/00/1866, Lakeview, Lake Michigan, broke her machinery and repaired, $800 loss; 2. 10/31/1889, St. Clair River, collision;"

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"She was sometimes referred to as ""Stephen Clement""; She was painted a copper color in 1871; Rungae says she was the first and only sidewheel steambarge on the lakes; "

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"1. Master Abstracts: Cleveland, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; Duluth, Minnesota; Marquette, Michigan; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Port Huron, Michigan; 2. Enrollments: Cleveland, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; Duluth, Minnesota; Marquette, Michigan; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Port Huron, Michigan; 3. John Poole's notes; 4. Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes, (1863-1873), Record Group 26, Records of the United States Coast Guard: 5. Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States, 1790-1868; (The Lytle-Holdcamper List); 6. U.S. Merchant Vessels: (1885-1901); "