GANGES (1881, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
85706
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
James Elliott
Master Carpenter:
R.C. Brittain
Power
Power:
Mechanical
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Boiler is return flue type
Dimensions
Length:
55'
Beam:
12'
Depth:
4'
Tonnage (gross):
22
Tonnage (net):
18
History

1881 April 15 Launched

November 11 Laid up & ironed for winter fishing. New boiler.

1882 Owned A. Shear

1884 March 7 Woned Shear & Armstrong, St. Joseph, MI

1890 Owned Siemon Schocht, Sandusky, Ohio

1894 Owned Sandusky Fish Company

1900 Owned Eliza Raymond, Erie, Pennsylvania

1905 Owned S.A. Ross, Erie Pennsylvania

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Beesons Marine Directory
Great Lakes Register
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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GANGES (1881, Tug (Towboat))