RICHMOND (1867, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1867
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
H.S. Williams
Original Owner and Location:
William Curtis, Buffalo
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
39
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Scarecrow Island, SE Alpena, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
28 Apr 1868
How:
Burned.
Notes:
On her maiden voyage, Buffalo to Chicago, she ran aground near Scarecrow Island, caught fire & exploded; raised & towed to Bay City, MI.
History

1868, Apr Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1868, Apr 28 Wrecked Lake Huron.

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

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RICHMOND (1867, Tug (Towboat))