DAVISON, B. F. (1860, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1860
Official Number:
2245
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
S. H. Rovel
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
48' 8"
Beam:
11' 8 1/2"
Depth:
6' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
32 64/95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1870
How:
Abandoned.
History

1862, Mar Broke machinery, Lake Michigan.

1862, Oct 14 Owned H.C. Greenleaf & Larkin, Milwaukee, WI.

1864, Sep 13 Owned William Porter.

1865 Readmeasured 32.68 tons.

1866 Owned William Foster, Milwaukee, WI.

1868 Reported to be one of four tugs operating in Milwaukee, WI.

1871 Owned Porter Brothers.

1870 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Lytle List
Gerry Metzler
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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DAVISON, B. F. (1860, Tug (Towboat))