FLORENCE (1873, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
120122
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Carroll Brothers
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
91hp.
Dimensions
Length:
41.8'
Beam:
11.4'
Depth:
5.6'
Tonnage (gross):
11.48
Tonnage (net):
5.74
History

1876 Owned Chapman, Black River, NY.

1881, Jul Sold by Robert Field & George Stevens to Streibinger, Cleveland for breakwater.

1883, Feb Capsized & sank, Cleveland, OH; raised.

1887, Nov 6 Burned Cleveland, Lake Erie.

1891, Sep 28 Sunk in collision with steam lighter H . . STLER at Cleveland.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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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FLORENCE (1873, Tug (Towboat))