TIGER (1863, Barge)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
24507
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Green Bay, WI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Whitney Brother
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
65
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Ballou Dock, Bay City, MI.
Saginaw River, Lake Huron.
Date:
21 Nov 1870
How:
Burned.
Notes:
1870, Dec Engine removed. 1871 Owned Green Bay? 1877, Nov 18 Documents surrendered, "Burned in 1869".
History

1865, Oct 20 Owned George W. King, Bangor, MI et al; converted to tug; 63.3 x 11.2 x 7.2; 31.72 gross tons.

1866, Sep A tug TIGER sank at Chicago, IL, Lake Michigan; raised.

1868, Jun 28 Last enrolled.

1869, Nov 20 A tug TIGER struck pier & sank, Sheboygan, WI; reportedly raised.

1870, Nov 21 Burned.

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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TIGER (1863, Barge)