TIGER (1860, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1860
Official Number:
24104
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Fantail.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
VanSlyke & Notter
Master Carpenter:
George H. Notter
Original Owner and Location:
Henry B. Tibbits, Buffalo
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
41' 2"
Beam:
10' 10.5"
Depth:
5' 3.5"
Tonnage (old style):
26 53/95
History

1861, Feb 4 New owner.

1863 Owned Tibbitts, Buffalo, NY.

1865 Large repairs; readmeasured 12.09 gross tons.

1866 Owned Muzzey, Buffalo.

1866, Sep A tug TIGER sank at Chicago, IL, Lake Michigan; raised.

1869, Nov 20 A tug TIGER struck pier & sank, Sheboygan, WI; repaortedly raised.

1871 Owned Buffalo.

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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TIGER (1860, Tug (Towboat))