WAUKAZOO (1866, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
26888
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Plain head & round stern
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Master Carpenter:
E.M. Beckwith
Original Owner and Location:
Jas. C. Brayton, et.al., Grand Haven, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
66'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
6.2'
Tonnage (gross):
58.7
Final Disposition
Date:
  1879
How:
Abandoned
History

1866, October 3 First enrolled Grand Haven, Michigan

1867, April 8 Rebuilt; 66 x 14 x 6', 66.71 tons

1867, October 13 Driven on bar at Kalamazoo River, Michigan &

capsized; two drowned

1868, May 25 Rebuilt as steam tug, one deck, no mast, 31.05 gross

tons; owned C.C. Comstock, et.al., Grand Rapids, Michigan

1869, June 2 Owned Thomas W. Kirby & John E. Blake, Grand Rapids

1871 Repaired

1871, July 28 Owned Thomas Friant & Thomas W. Kirby, Grand Rapids

1879 Abandoned

1879, December 22 Documents surrendered, Grand Haven

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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WAUKAZOO (1866, Propeller)