ECHO (1866, Tug (Towboat))


Also known as:
CHASSELL, JOHN
Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
75352
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sugar Island, Chippewa County, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jesse W. Church
Original Owner and Location:
Jesse W. Church, Sugar Island, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
44'
Beam:
8.5'
Depth:
3.75'
Tonnage (gross):
18
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Portage Entry.
Lake Superior.
Date:
23 Oct 1876
How:
Fire.
History

1867 Added octogonal pilot house.

1870 Owned Sheldon Brothers, Portage Lake, MI; used as excursion boat; renamed JOHN CHASSELL.

1876, Oct 23 Destroyed by fire.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ECHO (1866, Tug (Towboat))