WARD, A.B. (1866, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
381
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Miller Brothers
Master Carpenter:
Gregory, John
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
32
Tonnage (net):
16
History

1868 30.67 tons

1871 Owned Bowman & Crawford

1876 Owned J.A. Crawford, Chicago, Illinois

1879 Owned at Grand Haven, Michigan

1881, August 20 Sunk in boiler explosion, stern towing barge

GEORGE W. ADAMS in Chicago River; 3 killed; repaired

1883, July Collision with schooner M.E.TREMBLE in her tow at Chicago;

repaired

1885 59.8 x 14 x 7.2', 30.67 gross/15.34 net tons

1899 Owned O.S. Richardson Fueling Company, Chicago

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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WARD, A.B. (1866, Tug (Towboat))