SAUGATUCK (1875, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
115403
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John B. Martel
Original Owner and Location:
Francis B. Stockbridge, Kalamazoo, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
84.7'
Beam:
17.5'
Depth:
8.2'
Tonnage (gross):
88.79
Tonnage (net):
17
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sturgeon Bay, WI boneyard. Lake Michigan
How:
Abandoned, dismantled.
Notes:
Abandoned late 1920's; hull still there mid 1930's.
History

1876 Owned Mackinac Lumber Co., St. Ignace, MI.

1880 Reengined & boilered; 16 + 30 x 26", 260hp @ 110rpm steeple compound engine by Bay City iron Works (1880); One 7.5 x 15' @ 90# steam, firebox boiler by John Mohr Boiler Works, Chicago, IL.

1897, May 22 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned Charles D. Thompson & Charles B. Boynton, Port Huron.

1897, Jul 10 Reenrolled, Port Huron with additional owners.

1899 Owned Nagle Towing Co, St. Ignace, MI; cut down to 1 deck.

1914, Feb 19 Owned John Schroeder Lumber Co., Milwaukee, WI.

Late 1920's Abandoned Sturgeon Bay boneyard.

1930, May 29 Documents surrendered "dismantled & 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

SAUGATUCK (1875, Tug (Towboat))
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SAUGATUCK (1875, Tug (Towboat))