SUTTON, MINNIE (1870, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1870
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Cooper
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
21
Final Disposition
Final Location:
near Spectactle Reef, Straits
Lake Huron
Date:
16 Oct 1877
How:
wrecked
Notes:
Bound Cheboygan, MI for Drummon Island, MI with lighter scow in tow, wrecked in a squall; crew and passengers abandoned to a pier and rescued 4 days later by tug BENNETT; both vesels sank. 1878, Jun 29 Documents surrendered; wrecked, total loss
History

1871, Apr 9 Owned A. English, E. Saginaw, MI; used as pleasure boat.

1873 Passenger vessel between Grand Haven and Fruitport, MI.

1875, Jun 23 Ferry at Leighton and Dunford yard; ran on Black River.

1875, Jul 1 Owned William F. Botsford, Port Huron, MI; 54.8 x 9.4 x 3.9', 21 gross tons.

1877, Oct 16 Wrecked Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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SUTTON, MINNIE (1870, Tug (Towboat))