JENNISON, GEORGE (1862, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1862
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
VanSlyke & Notter
Original Owner and Location:
E.W. Swan & A.A. Swan, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14 x 14", 40hp engine, Shepard Iron Works.
Dimensions
Length:
47'
Beam:
12'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
31
Final Disposition
Date:
  1865
How:
Abandoned.
History

1862, May 1 Trial trip Buffalo Harbor; used for harbor towing.

1862, Sep 4 Aground Strawberry Island, Niagara River; raised.

1863, Jun 4 Collision with propeller RACINE, Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1865 Abandoned.

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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JENNISON, GEORGE (1862, Tug (Towboat))