CHRISTIAN, SAMUEL J. (1868, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
23821
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kaighns Point, NJ
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
71'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
56
Tonnage (net):
32
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Head of Grosse Isle, MI.
Detroit River.
Date:
19 Oct 1901
How:
Collision, steamer J.J. ALBRIGHT.
Notes:
Cut in two & sank; 3 of 5 crew lost. Raised Dec 4 & dismantled at Detroit.
History

1868 Enrolled New York, NY.

1885 Readmeasured 74 x 17 x 7; 55.17 gross / 27.59 net tons.

1886 Rebuilt, new boiler, Buffalo.

1887, May Owned Capt. Mike Enwright, Toledo.

1888 Owned Port Clinton Twine Co., Port Clinton, OH, Sandusky District.

1891 Owned Fred Cleaver, Port Clinton.

1901, Oct 19 Sunk in collision.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Lorne Joyce
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

CHRISTIAN, SAMUEL J. (1868, Tug (Towboat))
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CHRISTIAN, SAMUEL J. (1868, Tug (Towboat))