WINSLOW (1865, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
26243
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Master Carpenter:
John Drackett
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, 1862, possibly by Cuyahoga Steam Furnace Company, Cleveland, Ohio; originally from WINSLOW (1862)
Dimensions
Length:
129' 3"
Beam:
21' 9"
Depth:
10' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
292
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Meldrum Bay, Manitou Island, Michigan, Lake Michigan
Date:
21 Aug 1911
How:
Burned
Notes:
Wreck removed in 1938
History

1865, May 10 First enrolled Cleveland, Ohio

1866, September 1 Reported owned Tug Association

1868 211 gross tons

1868, February 21 Owned Ballentine, Crawford & Company, Detroit,

Michigan

1870, June 7 Collision with WABASH

1871, March 17 Charged with breach of revenue laws

1873, May 8 Owned S.B. Grummond, Detroit; used for towing & rafting

1873 Repaired

1874, March 31 237.97 gross tons, 152.75 net tons

1874 Repaired

1880 Rebuilt

1881 1 firebox boiler; 9.5 x 16', 100 pounds steam, McGregor Works,

Detroit

1884, October 27 Ashore Keweenaw Point, Michigan, Lake Superior while

attempting to rescue propeller SCOTIA

1887, November 18 Burned & damaged at Detroit, Detroit River

1888 Rebuilt

1890, June 27 Collided with steamer CASTALIA, Detroit, Detroit River

1892, April 18 Owned Saginaw Bay Towing Company, Bay City, Michigan

1892 Re-engined; 1 steeple compound engine, 22 & 40 x 30", 375hp,

84rpm by Marine Iron Works, Bay City

1893, June 3 Aground Duck Island, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron

1893 Rebuilt as wrecker at Bay City, 129 x 22 x 17.4', 290.54 gross

tons, 186.41 net tons

1902, March 20 Owned J.S. Boutell, Bay City

1902, June 30 Documents surrendered, Port Huron, Michigan; owned Reid

Towing & Wrecking Company, Sarnia, Ontario, C96855,

120 x 19 x 10', 353 gross tons, 193 net tons

1911, August 21 Burned Meldrum Bay, Manitou Island, Michigan, Lake

Michigan

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

WINSLOW (1865, Tug (Towboat))
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WINSLOW (1865, Tug (Towboat))