GREYHOUND (1894, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1894
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Henry Perkins
Original Owner and Location:
J.C. Hoyt, Pearle, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10" x 12" engine. 5'5" x 7' horizonal steel boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
62'
Beam:
10' 10"
Depth:
5' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
10
History

1894, Jun Launched; used as pleasure craft, ran on Mississippi River.

1894, Sep 7 Aground near Saugatuck; released by tug PUP.

1896, Feb Chartered by St. Joseph, MI parties for spring fishing.

1896, Jul Fitted with passenger accomodations.

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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GREYHOUND (1894, Tug (Towboat))