SWAN (1864, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
85359
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Brockville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Chaffey & Bros.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12" x 12"; 60hp; upright engine built by Chaffey Bros., Brockville, ONT; 1864.
Dimensions
Length:
55.2'
Beam:
11.3'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (old style):
35.66
Final Disposition
Date:
18 Jun 1890
How:
Registry closed; dismantled.
History

Ran Ottawa River & Rideau Canal.

1867, Nov 4 Owned William H. Fredenburgh, Westport, ONT.

1868, Dec 18 Owned John Glidden (Glendinning) & A. Gurney, Kingston, ONT.

1869, Jan 6 Owned James Richardson.

1871, Mar 7 Returned to Glidden & Gurney.

1871 Owned E. Griffin, Ottawa, ONT.

1879 Owned Mulligan, Brockville, ONT.

1881, Oct 4/5 Struck rock & sank, Graves Point, NY., Lake Ontario.

1882 Owned William E. Brown.

1883, Jun 29 Rebuilt; 42.99 gross/25.82 net tons.

1886 Owned T.M. Woodburn, Ottawa.

1888 Rebuilt as barge.

1890, Jun 18 Registry closed.

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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SWAN (1864, Tug (Towboat))