COTTON, NELLIE (1867, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
18092
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Iron
Builder Name:
David Bell
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 x 22" engine by H. G. Trout, Buffalo, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
63' 9"
Beam:
14' 6"
Depth:
7' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
37.68
Tonnage (net):
20.56
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Ontonagon, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
  1929
How:
Abandoned & cut up for scrap.
History

1868, Apr 5 Owned Jas. Ballentine & Mary McAlpine, Detroit, MI.

1874 Rebuilt; boiler rebuilt.

1878, Apr 15 Owned Hamilton M. Peyton, Duluth, MN, & William Kimball, Superior, WI.

1881 Towed log rafts.

1881 - 82 Upper works rebuilt.

1883, Apr 11 Owned Peyton, Kimball & Levi A. Barber.

1883, Sep 6 Driven ashore near Duluth, MN; major repairs.

1891 - 92 Repaired, Superior, WI.

1893 Rebuilt; 63 x 14'6" x 8.

1894 Towed log rafts.

1909 Owned Jos. Gauthier, Baraga, MI.

1929 - 30 Abandoned; last owned N. M. Dettaas, Marquette, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Donald V. Baut
Beesons Marine Directory
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
Lytle List
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

COTTON, NELLIE (1867, Tug (Towboat))
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COTTON, NELLIE (1867, Tug (Towboat))