BIRCKHEAD, L. (1883, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
140618
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Alanson Gilmore
Master Carpenter:
Willliam Bell
Original Owner and Location:
J. N. Dewey, Toledo, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18" x 20" engine, 290hp, 130rpm, Vulcan Iron Works, Toledo, 1883. 6'8" x 13' fire box boiler, 115# steam, Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH, 1883.
Dimensions
Length:
61.6'
Beam:
16.2'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (gross):
33
Tonnage (net):
16
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Green Bay, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1925
How:
Abandoned for age.
History

1883-1892 Owned J. N. Dewey, Toledo, OH & Monroe, MI.

1894-1901 Owned S. C. Schenck, Toledo, OH.

1900 Rebuilt.

1902 Owned Lafayette Sullivan, Toledo, OH.

1905 Rebuilt, Toledo, OH.

1907 Owned S. C. Schenck.

1909-1925 Owned Grieling Brothers Company, Green Bay, WI.

1920 Rebuilt 66' x 16.5' x 9.7'; 55 gross tons / 38 net tons.

1925 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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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BIRCKHEAD, L. (1883, Tug (Towboat))