COVELL, ASA (1862, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
398
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Harbor tug.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
VanSlyke & Notter
Original Owner and Location:
Isaac Kirkland, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
50hp engine.
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
19
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
6 Jun 1869
How:
Boiler exploded towing brig IROQUOIS up river.
Notes:
Captain & others lost.
History

1864 Owned Isaac Kirkland, Buffalo, NY.

1868 Owned Conneaut, OH; 9.26 gross tons.

1869, Jun 6 Boiler exploded; owned Greenhallgh.

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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COVELL, ASA (1862, Tug (Towboat))