POTTAWATTOMIE (1871, Fish Tug)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
20434
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Green Bay, WI
Vessel Type:
Fish Tug
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H.L. Turner
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
11 1/2 X 12" engine (build date unknown). 90# steam boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
48'
Beam:
11'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (gross):
18.43
Tonnage (net):
11.78
History

1879 Owned Henry Van Ells, Milwaukee, WI.

1884 Same owner.

1888 Homeport Grand Haven, MI.

1890 Rebuilt as ferry by Burger & Burger, Manitowoc, WI; 48 X 11'6" X 6.

1892 Owned William Smith, St. Joseph, MI.

1895 Owned George Waters, Jr., Frankfort, MI.

1930 Owned George W. Smith, Charlevix, MIO.

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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POTTAWATTOMIE (1871, Fish Tug)