UNCLE SAM (1863, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
25131
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A. Abernethy
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
54' 6"
Beam:
10' 11"
Depth:
4' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
32
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Duncan City, Cheboygan, Lake Huron
Date:
 Mar 1882
How:
Ashore, crushed by ice
Notes:
Machinery salvaged for new vessel
History

1864, April 25 Enrolled Detroit, Michigan, owned Woolson & Bradley,

port of hail Saginaw, Michigan

1865 Remeasured 18.26 gross tons

1886 Owned Bay City, Michigan

1871 Port of hail, Saginaw

1872 Repaired

1873 Owned E.H. Miller, port of hail Bay City

1874 Repaired; owned Carrington & Company; port of hail Winona,

Michigan

1875 Owned A.P. Brewer, port of hail East Saginaw

1880 Owned J. Bridge, East Saginaw; new boiler

1882 Owned J. Bridge, et.al., East Saginaw

1882, March Ashore at Duncan City near Cheboygan, Lake Huron on way to

new owners, Hudson & Christian of Muskegon

1882, April 11 Broken up by ice; machinery salvaged

1884 Enrollment 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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UNCLE SAM (1863, Tug (Towboat))