SHELBY, BLANCHE (1874, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1874
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Joseph Day
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Fishing Islands, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
15 Oct 1885
How:
Sunk
Notes:
Struck rock near Burke Island & sank; Official record shows Oct, 1887 as date of loss, but document not surrendered until 1896.
History

1877 Sold Canadian; C71225.

1885 42 x 9 x 4', 21 gross/ 12 net tons.

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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SHELBY, BLANCHE (1874, Tug (Towboat))