COURTRIGHT, MILTON (1873, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Clair, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Simon Langell
Original Owner and Location:
Charles Sheldon, St. Clair, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
13
Final Disposition
Final Location:
St. Clair, MI.
St. Clair River
Date:
5 Aug 1873
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Caught fire, Agen's dock, cut loose & sank downstream.
History

1873, Apr "Ferry" repaired, St. Clair, MI.

1873, Jul 2 Shipped "First cars ever within the city limits", St. Clair.

1873, Aug Used for towing, Pine River.

1873, Aug 5 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Newspaper Clippings
Loudon G. Wilson
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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COURTRIGHT, MILTON (1873, Tug (Towboat))