DART (1853, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
6148
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Perrysburg, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Purvis
Master Carpenter:
C.V. Jenison
Original Owner and Location:
Edw. H. Munger, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
92' 2"
Beam:
17' 9"
Depth:
6' 3"
Tonnage (old style):
96 45/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sandwich, ONT.
Detroit River.
Date:
 Jul 1877
How:
Burned.
History

1853, Jun 24 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1853, Aug 4 Owned John W. Brooks, Detroit, MI.

1855, Jun 8 Owned H.N. Strong, Detroit.

1857, Jun 10 Owned Lake Navigation Co., Buffalo.

1858, Apr 22 Owned S.V.R. Watson, E.G. Spaulding & G.T. Williams, Buffalo.

1858, May 7 Owned Heber Squier, et al, Detroit.

1859, Oct 11 Owned Edmund Trowbridge & Smith, Detroit; large repairs.

1868 Readmeasured 85.6 gross tons; same owner.

1870, Mar 22 Engine removed, made a barge at Detroit.

1877 Burned at Sandwich, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Burton Collection
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
C. Patrick Labadie
Lytle List
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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DART (1853, Tug (Towboat))