SMITH, JOHN (1876, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1876
Official Number:
75958
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manistee, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.H. Randall
Original Owner and Location:
J.E. Rumbell, et al, Manistee, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
50'
Beam:
11'
Depth:
4.42'
Tonnage (gross):
11.73
History

1878, Nov 11 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI.

1879 Owned J. Smith, Manistee, MI.

1887 Readmeasured; 50 x 11 x 5.42'; 14.02 gross/10.87 net tons.

1889, Apr Damaged in gale off Frankfort, MI, Lake Michigan; made port sorely.

1898, Mar Owned S.M. Dahlmer, Dunkirk, NY; rescued by tug FRANK P. GEIKEN off Charlevoix, MI, Lake Michigan; broken shaft; drifting; badly iced up.

19132, May 18 Documents surrendered Cleveland, OH; 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

SMITH, JOHN (1876, Tug (Towboat))
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SMITH, JOHN (1876, Tug (Towboat))