SEA GULL (1863, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
22098
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mystic, CT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Maxson, Fish & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Commercial Steamboat Co., Providence, RI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
156' 9"
Beam:
33' 6"
Depth:
9' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
441 68/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Bois Blanc Island, MI, Straits of Mackinac
Lake Huron
Date:
1 May 1893
How:
fire
Notes:
Towing propeller OHIO, Caught fire, burned to a total loss; all crew safe
History

1863 Built to run east coast.

1887 Owned Chaney Transportation Co., New York, NY.

1888 Sunk off Long Island Sound, New York, raised, repaired.

1888 Owned James Reid, St. Ignace, MI; towed to lakes via St. Lawrence River and Welland Canal; engaged in towing log rafts and wrecking.

1889 Owned Reid and Young, Bay City, MI; rebuilt, new boilers, engine compounded; lengthened 160 x 33.1 x 15.6', 521.31 gross and 241.69 net tons.

1891 Owned Stephen Baldwin, Detroit.

1892, Jan Stuck in ice, Saginaw Bay after losing propeller blades.

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

SEA GULL (1863, Tug (Towboat))
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SEA GULL (1863, Tug (Towboat))