SWIFT, OLIVER L. (1859, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1859
Official Number:
18889
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Crosthwaite
Original Owner and Location:
David Bell, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
Engine built by D. Bell, Buffalo, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
57' 5"
Beam:
13' 6"
Depth:
6' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
45 38/95
Final Disposition
Date:
 Aug 1869
How:
Abandoned.
History

1859, Oct 25 Owned David & Henry A. Cook, Hanover, NY.

1863 Owned Solon Taylor, Cleveland, OH.

1864 Owned Doyle & Melvin, Cleveland.

1865 Readmeasured; 25.43 gross tons.

1866 Owned Melvin, Buffalo, NY.

1868, Nov 27 Sprang leak & sank Windmill Point, Lake Erie.

1869, Aug Raised; machinery removed; 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

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SWIFT, OLIVER L. (1859, Tug (Towboat))