DIME (1855, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banta
Master Carpenter:
Jacob W. Banta
Original Owner and Location:
John Z. Quackenbush, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
14' 6"
Depth:
6' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
47 60/95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1864
How:
Abandoned.
History

1855, Sep 28 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1857, Apr 18 Owned Lake Navigation Co., Buffalo.

1858, Jul 8 Owned H. N. Strong, Detroit, MI.

1858, Jul Struck bridge, Chicago River; damaged.

1863 Owned Beardsley & Strong, Detroit.

1864 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
Lytle List
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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DIME (1855, Tug (Towboat))