GIFFORD (1901, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1901
Official Number:
86563
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Burger & Burger
Original Owner and Location:
M.H. Quick, Manistique, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18.125" x 20" engine, 200HP. 7' x 12' firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
69'
Beam:
19.6'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
63
Tonnage (net):
43
Final Disposition
Date:
  1941
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1946 Dismantled.
History

1910 Owned Chicago Lumber Co., Manistique, MI.

1914 Owned Consolidated Lumber Co., Manistique.

1919 Owned Michigan Limestone & Chemical Company, Detroit, Michigan; 180 HP.

1929 Owned M. Sullivan Dredge Company, Detroit.

1931 Increased to 250hp.

1934 Owned U.S. Dredging Co., Chicago, IL.

1935 Owned U.S. Dredge & Dock Company, Wyandotte.

1941 Abandoned near Detroit.

1946 Dropped from registry, dismantled.

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

GIFFORD (1901, Tug (Towboat))
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GIFFORD (1901, Tug (Towboat))