FERRY, E.P. (1873, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
8981
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Gregory
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
66.8'
Beam:
15'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
36
Tonnage (net):
18
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Duluth, MN.
Date:
28 Jan 1900
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Burned at winter moorings. 1900, Jun 6 Hull dynamited.
History

1878 Repaired.

1879 Owned Vessel Owners Towing Co., Chicago, IL.

1885 US8981, 66.6 x 15 x 7.6', 36.42 gross tons; 18.21 net tons.

1898, May 13 Enrolled Duluth; owned George R. King & Hugh Steele.

1899 Owned J.L. Higgie, Chicago.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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FERRY, E.P. (1873, Tug (Towboat))