AJAX (1855, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Tanktown (Ft. Howard) (Green Bay), WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
Morgan L. Martin et al, Green Bay, WI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
0
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
70
Final Disposition
Date:
  1860
How:
Abandoned.
History

1856, May 7 Owned Fox-Wisconsin Transportation Co.; running Green Bay to Fond du Lac & Oshkosh, WI.

1859, Jun 11 Owned Thomas Hubbell & Charles Harvey, Houghton, MI; working on Portage Canal in upper Michigan.

1860 Reported abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Brendon Baillod
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Lytle List
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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AJAX (1855, Tug (Towboat))