BLOORE, J.H. (1855, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Dobie (Dobbie)
Master Carpenter:
Richard Rogers
Original Owner and Location:
Dobie & Manwaring, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12 x 16" engine, 110hp Shepard, Buffalo, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
54'
Beam:
11'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
50
Final Disposition
Date:
  1864
How:
Abandoned.
History

1855, Apr 10 Launched.

1858, Oct 18 Burst boiler & killed engineer, Oswego, NY.

1859, May Owned Morgan Wheeler. Refitted new engine & boiler, Vulcan Foundry of Morris, Smith, & King.

1863 Large repairs.

1864 Reportedly abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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BLOORE, J.H. (1855, Tug (Towboat))