LEE, IDA H. (1863, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
100058
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hingston Brothers
Original Owner and Location:
W.D. Lee, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
45'
Beam:
10'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (old style):
24
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles northeast of Milwaukee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
23 Apr 1874
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Rammed by schooner IDA, capsized & sank, 1 life lost - engineer trapped below.
History

1863 Enrolled at Buffalo, NY.

1866 Enrolled Chicago.

1867 Owned Captain Nels Theodore Nelson, Manitowoc, WI.

1868 Rebuilt at Stokes & Lochlin Shipyard, Sheboygan, WI.

1869, Jun Burned Sturgeon Bay, Lake Michigan.

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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LEE, IDA H. (1863, Tug (Towboat))