BUTLER, FRANK S. (1865, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
9200
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Builder Name:
John Gregory
Original Owner and Location:
S.C. Schenck, Toldeo, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18" x 20", 180hp @120rpm engine, Excelsior Iron Works.
Dimensions
Length:
65.9'
Beam:
14.5'
Depth:
7.9'
Tonnage (gross):
38
Tonnage (net):
19
Final Disposition
Date:
  1922
How:
Abandoned.
History

1866 Owned Van Dolson, Chicago.

1878 Rebuilt 37 ton tug; owned Van Dolson et al, Chicago, IL.

1885, Oct Rebuilt J. Elliott's shipyard, Saugatuck.

1922 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Great Lakes Register
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
Lorne Joyce
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

BUTLER, FRANK S. (1865, Tug (Towboat))
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BUTLER, FRANK S. (1865, Tug (Towboat))