DECATUR (1855, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Philadelphia, PA
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
63.4'
Beam:
14.9'
Depth:
5.3'
Tonnage (old style):
49.25
Final Disposition
Date:
  1860
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
Registry noted surrendered.
History

1855 Built Philadelphia, PA.

1856 Worked in Milwaukee, WI harbor.

1857, Apr 18 Owned Hiram M. Green et al, Milwaukee; 25 tons.

1857, Jun 17 Owned J.C. Olmstead et al, Milwaukee; started for New Orleans, LA, via Illinois Canal & Mississippi River.

1859 May have sold Cuban.

1860 Reportedly abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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DECATUR (1855, Tug (Towboat))