BUES, H.F. (1873, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
95346
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wolf & Davidson
Master Carpenter:
J.N. Brooks
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22" cylinder x 22" stroke engine, Corbrett & Nelson, Milwaukee, WI.
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
16
History

1876 Owned Starke Bros., Milwaukee, WI.

1879 Owned C. Starke & Co., Milwaukee, WI.

1880 Rebuilt & reboilered; 51' x 13' x 7'; 23.7 gross / 11.85 net tons; 6' x 11' firebox boiler.

1884 Owned Smith & Starke, Milwaukee, WI.

1892 Owned C.E. Mitchell, Ludington, MI.

1900 Owned William S. Edwards, Sault Ste. Marie, MI; Edward Bros. Dredge Co.

1904 51.3' x 13.3' x 8.4'; 25 gross / 12 net tons.

1910, Jul 27 Foundered Middle Ground, Lake Erie.

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

BUES,  H.F. (1873, Tug (Towboat))
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BUES, H.F. (1873, Tug (Towboat))