IMPERIAL (1879, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1879
Official Number:
100270
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Rand & Burger
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
89'
Beam:
19'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (gross):
68
Tonnage (net):
43
History

1880 - 81 Steam canal boat, registered Chicago, IL; 68.08 gross tons.

1882 Owned Lynch et al, Chicago.

1884, Jun 17 Sunk, Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1884 Appears to have been rebuilt, Miller Brothers Shipyard for Schufeldt; wood & iron, ice breaking ability, 110 x 22.5 x 9', two 16 x 20" engines, Otis steel boiler, 7.5' wheel.

1885 89.3 x 19 x 4.8'; 68.08 gross / 43.15 net tons.

1888 Registered Milwaukee, WI.

1888, Aug Wrecked.

1890 Registered Chicago.

1891 Owned L.M. Napier, South Haven, MI; propeller.

1893 Grand Haven Customs District.

1897 Owned Charles Ahlstrom, Green Bay, WI.

1899, Feb 18 Owned W.H. VanDyke, Chicago.

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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IMPERIAL (1879, Tug (Towboat))