FRANKLIN (1851, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1851
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Albany, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis S. Low
Original Owner:
Francis S. Low
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
61'
Beam:
14.25'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (old style):
39 32/95
History

1851, Jun 24 Enrolled Albany, NY.

1852 Ran Tonawanda, NY from Chippewa.

1853, Apr 18 Owned William J. Ferrell, Buffalo, NY.

1853, Aug 4 Owned Clarence H. Dyer, Chicago, IL.

1853, Aug 5 Owned Edward Kelley, Buffalo.

1853 Used in Chicago, towing vessels & canal boats in the river & canal.

1854, Jun 14 Owned William H.A. Smith & Thompson J.S. Flint, Chicago.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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FRANKLIN (1851, Tug (Towboat))