DORR, E. P. (1855, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Van Slyke & Notter
Original Owner:
Chicago, Mutual, Garden City & Star Insurance Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
300
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Saginaw Bay, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
28 Jun 1856
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
8 Steam Pumps.
Notes:
Sunk in collision with propeller OLIVER CROMWELL.
History

Capt. E. P. Dorr was marine manager of Aetna Insurance Co. on the Lakes.

1856, Jun 28 Sunk, Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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DORR, E. P. (1855, Tug (Towboat))