BRADY, GEORGE N. (1865, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
10244
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Master Carpenter:
Jno. P. Doyle
Original Owner and Location:
M.B. Kean & Edward Kean, Detrpot & Cottrellville, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
24" x 36" non-condensing engine.
Dimensions
Length:
102.4'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
10.8'
Tonnage (gross):
131.20
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles above Grosse Point,
Lake St. Clair.
Date:
24 Aug 1892
How:
Burned towing log raft.
Notes:
1893, Jan 30 Documents surrendered, Pt.Huron, MI.
History

Originally thought would be called MAY QUEEN.

1869, Jul 9 Owned P.E. Kean, Marine City, MI & N.A. Kean, Detroit, MI.

1870, Aug 30 Owned N.A. Kean & M.B. Kean, Detroit.

1872, Sep 25 Given official #US10244.

1874, May 2 Owned J.M. Jones, Detroit; rebuilt 102.4 x 20.1 x 10.8; 2 decks; 165 gross / 122.83 net tons; 7'2" x 19', 80# tubular boiler built Buchanan & Carroll, 1871.

1876 Owned Daniel McDole, Marine City.

1877 Owned Alva Bradley, George Stone, & C. Revell, Cleveland, OH.

1883, May 23 Owned Bradley Transportation Co., East Cleveland, Stone & Revell as above.

1884, Sep "Sunk at lower end of Lake".

1885, Nov 27 Sunk in river, Cleveland.

1886, Sep Rebuilt.

1886, Nov 2 Sold to Fisher & Wilson Lumber Co., Cleveland.

1887, Jan 12 Owned Fisher & Wilson as above, & Adolph A. Finch, E. Saginaw, MI, & G.A. Spear, Norwalk, OH.

1889, Mar 4 Sold to Thomas Currie.

1889, Mar 21 Owned Elizabeth Currie, Pt. Huron, MI.

1889, May 11 Owned Elizabeth Currie & Henry Howard, Pt. Huron.

1889, Jun 24 Owned Howard Towing Association, Pt. Huron & Elizabeth Currie.

1889, Sep 2 Owned Howard Towing Association.

1891, Oct 22 Into new Dunford & Alverson drydock.

1892 Owned A.D. Bennett, Pt. Huron.

1892, Aug 24, Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Lytle List
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
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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BRADY, GEORGE N. (1865, Tug (Towboat))