SMITH, PETER (1854, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
IS19683
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Philadelphia, PA
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. Burley
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
52'
Beam:
15'
Depth:
5.3'
Tonnage (old style):
32
History

1861 Owned Huddlestone & Co., Cleveland, OH; repaired; refastened.

1862 Owned Huddlestone & Goodwind, Cleveland; rebuilt Cleveland by Stevens & Presley; readmeasured; 58.4 x 14 x 6.6; 55 tons.

1863 Enrolled Cleveland.

1868 Readmeasured; 23.32 gross tons.

1877 Owned Richard Huddlestone, Cleveland; 2 HPNC engines; 14 1/4 x 20" stroke, 1 tubular boiler; 13'8" x 5'6"; 105# steam; built by Philip Riter, Buffalo, NY.

1878 Rebuilt.

1884, Apr 6 Exploded while towing at Vermillion, OH, Lake Erie; severely damaged; abandoned.

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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SMITH, PETER (1854, Tug (Towboat))