BELL, MARY (1855, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Plain head, round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
VanSlyke & Notter
Master Carpenter:
George H. Notter
Original Owner and Location:
Robert Howlett, Grand Haven, MI
Ownership Notes:
As enrolled Jun 18, 1855.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
86'
Beam:
18' 4"
Depth:
8' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
127 64/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Marine City, MI.
Date:
  1867
How:
Reported abandoned, engine taken out, hull sunk.
History

1855, Jun 18 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1860, Sep 30 Probably tug "BELLE" reported aground at Lime Kilns, Detroit River.

1863, Mar 31 Owned Cornelius Vader, Black River, OH.

1863, Jun 1 Enrolled Cleveland, OH, same owner.

1864, Apr 25 Owned L.B. Curtis, Saginaw, MI.

1866 Owned W.H. Benson, Saginaw, MI.

1867 Reported abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Lytle List
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

BELL,  MARY (1855, Tug (Towboat))
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BELL, MARY (1855, Tug (Towboat))