HYACINTH, U.S.L.H.S. (1903, Lighthouse Tender)


Year of Build:
1903
Official Number:
LHS
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Lighthouse Tender
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
22
Builder Name:
Jenks Shipbuilding Company
Original Owner and Location:
U.S. Department of Commerce, Chicago, IL.
Ownership Notes:
United States Light House Service.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
160.6'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (gross):
718.5
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sturgeon Bay, WI. Lake Michigan
Date:
  1957
How:
Scrapped.
History

1907 150.58 x 28 x 11.5; 738 gross tons.

1914 Milwaukee District U.S.L.H.S.

1917 Owned U.S. Navy, Milwaukee District.

1919 U.S.L.H.S., Milwaukee District.

1940 Owned U.S. Treasury Department, United States Coast Guard, Milwaukee U.S.C.G.

1946 Owned Lyons Construction Co., Whitehall, MI; Jack & Estella Lyons, owners; repowered 900hp G.M. diesel engine.

1956, Feb Owned Captain Roen; removed engine into JOHN PURVIS.

1957 Owned Sturgeon Bay Iron & Metal Co. for scrap.

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

HYACINTH, U.S.L.H.S. (1903, Lighthouse Tender)
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HYACINTH, U.S.L.H.S. (1903, Lighthouse Tender)