JEROME (1872, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
75704
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Carrollton(Saginaw), MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Orville Hemminger
Original Owner and Location:
Tiff & James Jerome & J.E. Winder, Saginaw, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14" x 14" 60hp engine by Pond Mfg. Co., Lockport, NY. 5.5' x 9' boiler by Brennan, Detroit, 84 1" flues. 5'5" screw with 10' lead by Cowie & Co., Detroit.
Dimensions
Length:
74'
Beam:
12'
Depth:
4'
Tonnage (gross):
33
Capacity:
75 passengers
History

1872, Aug 12 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1874 Owned George Mitchell, Wallaceburg; enrolled Montreal, C61163; 43 gross / 36 net tons, steamer.

1877 74 x 10.5 x 4, 60 gross/41 net tons, propeller.

1879 Owned Mitchell & H., Montreal, QUE.

1881 Sunk in collision with steamer WILLIAM J. MACY at Baby's Point near Wallaceburg, ONT.

1883 Rebuilt from sidewheeler to propeller.

1884, Oct 3 Burned, River Sydenham near Wallaceburg, ONT.

1886 Owned C.J. Johnson, Wallaceburg, ONT.

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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JEROME (1872, Tug (Towboat))