BELL, MARY (1870, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
90701
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: "steam yacht"
Hull Materials:
Iron
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David Bell
Original Owner and Location:
D. H. Jerome, Saginaw City, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
58'
Beam:
10.7'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
34
Final Disposition
Date:
  1917
Notes:
Ran on Lake Vermillion 1912-1917 with steamer OLIVE; carried 100 passengers.
History

1871, Apr 1 - 1891 Owned David H. Jerome, Saginaw, MI.

1876, Feb 25 Burned near Vicksburg, MI.

1891, Jul 3 Owned Saginaw Street Railway Co.

1900 - 1903 Owned Geroge Kemp, Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

1906, Dec 17 Going to winter quarters Ontonagon, MI.

1907 Owned A.G. Ferguson, Ontonagon, MI.

1912 Owned William E. Osterberg, Tower, MN. Shipped from Duluth, MN to Lake Vermillion on flat cars.

1917 Reportedly abandoned on Lake Vermillion, MN.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
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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BELL, MARY (1870, Tug (Towboat))