DALTON, PETER (1879, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1879
Official Number:
150192
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Duncan Robertson
Original Owner and Location:
Montague Boom Co., Montague, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
64.7'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
6.5'
Tonnage (gross):
47
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Grosse Point, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
12 Apr 1896
How:
Burned & sank.
Notes:
Rescued by tug WELCOME.
History

1880, Jul 30 Badly damaged by fire at Whitehall, MI; rebuilt.

1884 Owned E.P. Dowling, Montague, MI.

1888 Owned White River Boom Co., Montague.

1889, Nov 14 Burned near Muskegon, MI; owned Barry Brothers Tug Association.

1890 Owned White River Boom Co., 63.4 x 15.4 x 6.5', 49.7 gross tons, 24.59 net tons.

1891 Owned Miles Barry, Chicago, IL.

1896, Apr 12 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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DALTON, PETER (1879, Tug (Towboat))