UNION (1863, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
25083
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lockport, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Hingston
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
84
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Saginaw Bay off Pte aux Gres
Lake Huron
Date:
14 Nov 1870
How:
burned
Notes:
waiting for tow, caught fire, burned, total loss
History

1865, 1866, winter Rebuilt; no detail

1866 Owned D. A. VanValkenburg, Lockport, NY; heavily damaged, boiler explosion, Muskegon, MI, Lake Michigan.

1866, Sep Another boiler explosion, Lake Huron.

1868, May 26 Owned Wm. Mitchell et al, Bay City, MI; 75 x 15.9 x 5.8'; 36.66 gross tons.

1869, Jun 10 Owned Benj. Boutell, Bay City.

1870, Nov 4 Burned Saginaw Bay, MI, Lake Huron.

1878, Dec 8 Documents surrendered Port Huron, MI.

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

Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










UNION (1863, Tug (Towboat))