BOSS (1882, Fish Tug)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
3197
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Fish Tug
Note: Fish tug
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John B. Martel
Original Owner and Location:
Burkholz et al, Saugatuck, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
45'
Beam:
13.5'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (gross):
19.09
Tonnage (net):
9.85
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 miles south of Two Rivers, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
16 Jan 1885
Final Depth:
20'
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
None.
Notes:
1897, May 29 Wreck found.
History

1881, Sep Launched Saugatuck; enrolled as BASS.

1882, Feb 10 Owned Laflin & Co., St. Joseph, MI,

1884 Registerd Milwaukee, WI.

1885 Owned N. Allie & J. Lafond, Two Rivers, WI.

1885, Jan 16 Stolen from Two Rivers, WI or broke loose from dock & drifted onto lake.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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BOSS (1882, Fish Tug)