FRED AND WILL (1867, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
9719
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
S. Carroll
Location of Original Owner:
Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
10.18
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Sand Island, Apostles Group.
Lake Superior.
Date:
14 Oct 1878
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
None.
Notes:
Wrecked, sunk by boiler explosion; three crew swam ashore between York & Sand Island.
History

1867, Aug Capsized at Buffalo, Lake Erie; recovered.

1878, Oct 14 Wrecked, Lake Superior.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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FRED AND WILL (1867, Tug (Towboat))