JOHNSON, LEVI (1864, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
14656
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Thomas Willes
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
44.5'
Beam:
12.6'
Depth:
5.4'
Tonnage (old style):
78
History

1866 Owner Thomas Fisk, Cleveland, OH.

1867, July 18 Owners Lapham & Johnson, Bay City, MI; boiler exploded near Carrollton on Saginaw River, killing 4 of crew; abandoned; listed 27 gross / 13 net tons.

1869 Recovered and rebuilt at Portsmouth, MI.

1870 Home port Cleveland.

1871 Owned Pennington & W., Cleveland.

1876 Owned Maxon et al, Milwaukee, WI.

1879 Owned F.C. Maxon, Milwaukee, WI; uninsurable.

1881 Sold Chicago to tow on Illinois & Michigan canal.

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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JOHNSON, LEVI (1864, Tug (Towboat))