TORCH LAKE (1873, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Notter
Original Owner and Location:
Elk Rapids Iron Co., Elk Rapids
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
9 x 10" engines; 4 x 8 1/2' boiler; 150#; fueled by cordwood; 4' diameters propellers.
Dimensions
Length:
58'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
4'
Tonnage (gross):
39
Final Disposition
How:
Abandoned.
History

Normally engaged in wood trade.

1878, May 17 Dredging out Grass River, MI with JENNY SILKMAN.

1881, Mar 11 Fitted with new wheels.

1885, May 1 Repaired.

1891 Boiler fueled by coal.

1895, Nov 7 Machinery overhauled; hull rebuilt.

c1910 Abandoned.

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

TORCH LAKE (1873, Tug (Towboat))
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TORCH LAKE (1873, Tug (Towboat))