BROWN, TOM (1870, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
24893
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.G. Granger
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
15" cylinder by 15" stroke HPNC engine, 325hp at 120rpm, Burghess Engine Works, Chicago (1870)
Dimensions
Length:
65'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
8.1'
Tonnage (gross):
37
Tonnage (net):
18
Final Disposition
Date:
  1911
How:
Abandoned.
History

1876 Owned Prindiville et al, Chicago, IL.

1879 Owned Brown et al, Chicago.

1881 Owned John Sullivan, et al.

1888 Reboilered, 5'9" x 12'6" firebox boiler from National Boiler Works, Chicago.

1899 Owned Joseph E. Everett, Chicago.

1900, Feb Holed & sunk by ice 1/2 mile off Chicago; raised & repaired.

1903 Owned William Harmon, Chicago.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
Lorne Joyce
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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BROWN, TOM (1870, Tug (Towboat))