STOCKMAN (1852, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1852
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: cabin extended full length
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Luther Moses and Co.
Master Carpenter:
Moses S. Taylor
Original Owner and Location:
John B. Stockman, Point aux Barques, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
85' 4"
Beam:
16' 11"
Depth:
6' 5"
Tonnage (old style):
81 45/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Findley's Ferry, Bear Creek, Onekama, MI
Lake Michigan
Date:
29 Aug 1865
How:
burned
History

1853, Apr 16 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1858, Jul Owned D. G. Mc Alpine; ran Buffalo, NY-Port Rowan, ONT.

1858, Aug Machinery broke in gale, Lake Erie; towed to Buffalo.

1859 Ran Detroit, MI-Chatham, ONT with SWAN.

1859, Apr Ran Sandusky, OH-Fremont, passenger and towing service.

1859, Sep 1 Owned Capt. Bottsford.

1860, Owned D. G. Holbrook, Detroit; overhauled and reboilered; ran Detroit-Port Huron.

1860, Jul Chartered Detroit-Chatham.

1862 Cut down; rebuilt, plied Saginaw River.

1863 Owned W. P. Edison, Port Huron; built to run Detroit-Port Huron.

1863, Jul Sold, William Simms to Joseph J. Bennett.

1865, Aug 29 Burned, Lake Michigan.

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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STOCKMAN (1852, Tug (Towboat))