REINDEER (1857, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Campbell and Co.
Master Carpenter:
S. C. Keeler
Original Owner and Location:
E. C. Merrick, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
engine, Kellogg and Co. Boiler, John Dunlap
Dimensions
Length:
101.6'
Beam:
22.8'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
201.55
Capacity:
120,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Quebec. St. Lawrence River
Date:
31 Aug 1881
How:
burned, Quebec
History

1857, Nov 7 Enrolled, Detroit, MI.

1858 In Detroit River Tug Association with 13 others.

1859, Apr 1 Owned Henry Esseltyne, Clayton, NY and John N. Fowler, Detroit.

1860, Feb Fitted as wrecked-towed 8 loaded vessels.

1861 Rafting Lake Huron-Port Colborne, ONT.

1862, Oct 10 Owned Henry W. Burt and John S. Noyes, Buffalo, NY; towed SULLIVAN.

1863 Towed SULTANA, EMPIRE and ST. LAWRENCE.

1864, Aug 22 Sold Canadian C46247; registered Montreal, QUE.

1866 Owned, John Cameron, Montreal.

1869 Rebuilt, 126 tons.

1871, Oct Sunk near mouth of Thames River; raised.

1877 Owned John Wilson, QUE; 127 gross/64 net tons.

1881, Aug 31 Burned, Quebec.

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

REINDEER (1857, Tug (Towboat))
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REINDEER (1857, Tug (Towboat))