FAVORITE (1879, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1879
Official Number:
120371
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
63.3'
Beam:
16.4'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
49.39
Tonnage (net):
35.72
History

1879, May 24 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1879 - 1883 Steam yacht.

1882 Owned at Chicago.

1884 Owned Joseph Schier, Chicago.

1888, Sept Beached near Ashland, WI (?).

1889 - 94 Described as passenger steamer.

1891 Ran Douglas & Saguatuck for Holland, MI.

1892 Ran Saugatuck - Grand Haven, MI.

1897, May 26 Readmeasured at Sandusky, OH; 63.66' x 16.33' x 6'; 31.56 gross / 16.95 net tons.

1899 Owned A. Gilchrist; 14" x 14" HPNC engine; 95hp, 120rpm.

1902, Jun 30 Enrollment surrendered, "abandoned".

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
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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FAVORITE (1879, Tug (Towboat))