ST. MARY (1857, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
22556
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Van Slyke & Notter
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
64'
Beam:
15'
Depth:
7.2'
Tonnage (old style):
62 23/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Glen Haven, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
1 Dec 1885
How:
Fire.
Notes:
Burned to total loss at dock; no loss of life.
History

1857 Owned Barton et al, Buffalo, NY.

1862 Owned Joseph Raymond et al, Detroit; new Philadelphia wheel installed to increase speed.

1863 Owned Heber Squires, Grand Haven, MI.

1863, Apr 10 Burned to waters edge Grand Haven; rebuilt.

1877 Owned William Day et al, Milwaukee, WI.

1878 Owned M. Englemann et al, Milwaukee.

1878, Apr 5 Sunk at dock Manistee, MI; sea cock plug removed; raised & repaired.

1879 Owned M. Englemann, Manistee.

1881 Owned C.H. & W.B. Sutherland et al, Frankfort, MI.

1882 Rebuilt.

1885, Dec 1 Burned to total loss.

1885, Dec 18 Documents surrendered at Grand Haven; "vessel totally destroyed by fire".

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

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ST. MARY (1857, Tug (Towboat))