SILKMAN, JEANNE (1874, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1874
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Wolf & Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
J.H. Silkman, Torch Lake, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10mph
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
36
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Torch Lake, near Charlevoix, Michigan, Lake Michigan
Date:
  1908
How:
Abandoned
History

1874, July In service; ran towing log rafts & wood scows & chartered

for excursions; ran Elk Rapids to Eastport

1877 Began running on Clam & Torch Lakes

1883, August Owned Cameron Brothers, Torch Lake & Clam Lake often in

lumber trade

1908 Last run after being laid up for some years; later that year,

sank at her dock

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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SILKMAN, JEANNE (1874, Tug (Towboat))