BEHN, J.F. (1872, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
75487
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G.H. Notter
Original Owner and Location:
Spaulding & Co., Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
44.6'
Beam:
12.2'
Depth:
5.8'
Tonnage (gross):
15.72
Tonnage (net):
7.86
History

1874, Jul 27 "Exploded her boiler at Buffalo.

1884 Owned Thomas Maytham, Buffalo, NY.

1891 Owned J. B. Souter, Buffalo, NY.

1900-03 Listed in USMV 1900, out by 1903.

1909 Dropped from Beesons.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Beesons Marine Directory
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Great Lakes Register
List of Merchant Vessels of the United States
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

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BEHN, J.F. (1872, Tug (Towboat))