CRUSADER (1864, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
4935
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Willard A. Kitts / B. Morgan
Original Owner and Location:
A.F. Smith & J.K. Post, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22" x 23" engine, Ames's Iron Works, 90 rpm. 7'6" wheel.
Dimensions
Length:
76'
Beam:
17.3'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
107 29/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
7 miles off Cheboygan, Graham Shoal.
Lake Huron.
Date:
10 Oct 1878
How:
Burned.
History

1864, Jun 21 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1865, Jul 14 Readmeasured 75.7' x 17.3' x 9', 64.89 gross tons.

1872 Owned John K. Post, Oswego, NY, US4935.

1872, Nov 20 Collision with tug MARIA MELVIN at Oswego.

1873 Large Repairs at Goble & MacFarlane's.

1878, Oct 10 Burned & sank.

1879, Jun 30 Document surrendered, Oswego, "papers & tug lost".

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
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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CRUSADER (1864, Tug (Towboat))