ELY, JOHN (1857, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
12956
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Van Slyke & Notter Co.
Master Carpenter:
George H. Notter
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
47'
Beam:
12' 9"
Depth:
5' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
29 65/95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1890
How:
Abandoned.
History

1860 Owned David Bell, Buffalo, NY.

1863 Owned Bendry & McNorton, Marquette, MI.

1865 Readmeasured 31 gross tons.

1866 Owned Portage Lake, MI parties.

1868 31.45 gross tons, US12956.

1871 Owned Houghton, MI parties; 31 gross tons.

1890, May 2 Rebuilt; engine from Lake Superior Iron Works, Houghton, MI.

1890 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. Patrick Labadie
Lytle List
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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ELY, JOHN (1857, Tug (Towboat))