FARRAR, C. M. (1866, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
4263
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
G. Notter
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
50.1'
Beam:
13.6'
Depth:
6.7'
Tonnage (gross):
12.81
Final Disposition
Date:
  1889
How:
Out of commission.
History

1866 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1869 Home port Manistee, MI.

1873, Jun 22 Boiler explosion & fire, killed 3 crew.

1876, Sep 6 Struck snag, sank in shallow water near Port Huron, St. Clair River; recovered couple years later.

1877 17 tons.

1880, Jun 15 Owned H. E. Armstrong, West Bay City, MI; 51 x 13 x 6.7; 17.46 gross tons, 12.23 net tons.

1885 50.1 x 13.6 x 6.7', 17.46 gross / 12.23 net tons.

1889, Sep 30 Documents surrendered Port Huron; out of commission.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Lytle List
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
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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FARRAR, C. M. (1866, Tug (Towboat))