MARTEL, J.E. (1875, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1875
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
John B. Martel
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12" x 14" engine.
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
20
History

1875 Carried passengers, fruit and fish.

1876 Owned Coates & Arnold, Saugatuck, MI.

1877, Feb 22 New upper works; other repairs.

1877, Sep 28 Transfering fruit from Perottet's pier to ship to Chicago on steamers BRITTAIN & HEATH.

1877, Oct 28 Point St. Ignace to engage in fishing.

1878, Apr 17 Fishing Mackinac; Capt. L.B. Coates.

1883, May 18 Fishing Saugatuck.

1886, Apr 30 To be replaced by new tug PETER COATES; engine from J.E. MARTEL.

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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MARTEL, J.E. (1875, Tug (Towboat))