ELLIOTT, R. R. (1854, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
56349
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport (Marine City), MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John McCarm
Master Carpenter:
Zadoc Pangborn
Original Owner and Location:
M. B. Kean, Newport, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
2
Propulsion Notes:
2 40 x 87 vertical beam engines by S. Battell & Co., Buffalo, from steamer MICHIGAN, 1833. Engine also noted as 44" x 7.5' Boiler from J. & J. Brennan Works, Detroit.
Dimensions
Length:
162.9'
Beam:
27.6'
Depth:
7.1'
Tonnage (old style):
321 29/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
19 miles ENE Port Burwell, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
19 Sep 1872
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Broke loose of tow DUNKIRK & sank. 1877, Nov 7 Documents surrendered.
History

1856, Apr 8 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1856, Apr 29 Owned Charles H. Carey, Detroit; towed on Detroit River.

1857, Sep Broke machinery, Detroit River.

1859, Oct 8 Owned Philo E. Wright, Detroit; ran in Detroit River Tug Association with 13 other vessels.

1860, May Assisted in salvage of steamer S.C. IVES.

1860, Jul 30 Broke shaft on St. Clair Flats.

1861, Jun Collision with tug ARROW at Bar Point, Lake Erie.

1862, Aug Broke machinery, Detroit River.

1863, Oct 14 Collision with schooner COCHRANE on St. Clair River.

1865, Nov Owned Philo Parsons, rebuilt as barge; engines into CITY OF SANDUSKY.

1866, Jun 30 Readmeasured 254 gross tons, barge; carried 260 m. lumber & 100,000 lath.

1866, Oct 27 Lost tow; adrift Lake Huron with barges ONTARIO, ARK & DETROIT.

1869, Oct Sprang leak, Lake Erie, lumber laden.

1871 Owned Mullat, Detroit.

1872, Sep 19 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
G. P. Bugbee
Burton Collection
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
C. Patrick Labadie
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
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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ELLIOTT, R. R. (1854, Tug (Towboat))