ABBEY, JESSIE P. (1857, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
51673
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
VanSlyke & Notter
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
15 horsepower
Dimensions
Length:
58'
Beam:
13.5'
Depth:
5.5'
Tonnage (gross):
41
Tonnage (net):
26
History

Apparently never registered in US, built for Canadian owners.

1868 "Repaired", in details

1869 Owned at Napanee, ONT

1873 H B. Ratjbim & Son, Registered Montreal

1875 Tug, 15 horsepower "Ran on Bay of Quinte, towing, Lost 1874"

1878 Chas Lamont, Port Robinson, ONT. Registered at Montreal

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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ABBEY, JESSIE P. (1857, Tug (Towboat))