WILLIS, MARY E. (1863, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
16633
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Hingston Brothers
Original Owner and Location:
Peter Miller & W. H. Willis, Buffalo
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12 x 12", 49hp engine by Vulcan Iron works, Chicago, IL. 11'4" x 4'4" boiler by Philip Riter "Old Phil".
Dimensions
Length:
50'
Beam:
11'
Depth:
5.5'
Tonnage (old style):
23
Final Disposition
Date:
  1882
How:
Abandoned.
History

1863, Sep 30 Launched; enrolled Buffalo.

1864 Enrolled Buffalo; owned H. Garritson; harbor tug.

1865, Nov 6 Owned Joseph Gregiore, Houghton, MI.

1865, Dec 4 Burned Portage Lake, MI; owned Joseph Gregory.

1866 Home port Portage Lake.

1868 Owned Houghton; 16.06 gross tons.

1879 Home port Marquette, MI.

1882 Abandoned.

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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WILLIS, MARY E. (1863, Tug (Towboat))