WINSLOW (1862, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1862
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Fitted for towing & wrecking
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
N.C. & H.J. Winslow, Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
30 x 30" engine, possibly by Cuyahoga Steam Furnace Company, Cleveland, Ohio, 1862
Dimensions
Length:
126'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (old style):
265.41
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Cleveland piers, Ohio, Lake Erie
Date:
7 Oct 1864
How:
Foundered
Notes:
Returned to Cleveland, Ohio in bad weather, ran on some spiles & sunk 4 or 6 died, total loss Machinery recovered in 1865 & went into a new hull of same name
History

1862, April 2 First enrolled Cleveland, Ohio

1864 Chartered U.S. Government & served as revenue cutter on Lake

Erie, armed with rifled ten-pounder & small arms

1864, October 7 Foundered in gale off Cleveland piers, Lake Erie,

total loss

1865 Machinery recovered & put into a new hull of same name

1865, May 10 Documents surrendered

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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WINSLOW (1862, Tug (Towboat))