GORDON, JOHN (1884, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1884
Official Number:
76499
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
John Martel
Original Owner and Location:
George P. Gilman, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22" x 22" engine, 275HP, 130RPM, R. Terrant, Chicago, IL, 1884. 6'6" x 13'6" firebox boiler, 100 pounds steam, American Boiler Works, Chicago, IL, 1884.
Dimensions
Length:
67'
Beam:
19'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
51
Tonnage (net):
25
Final Disposition
Date:
  1904
How:
Abandoned ?
History

1886, Aug 25 Owned Captain William Downs, Astabula, OH.

1899 Owned Astabula Tug Company, Ashtabula.

1901 Engine went to W.G. PERRY.

1904 Abandoned ?

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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GORDON, JOHN (1884, Tug (Towboat))