CURLEW (1867, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
5965
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ogdensburg, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Bow sheathed for ice.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
C.J. Rose
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18" x 18" engine, 80hp, Neafie & Levy, Philadelphia. 6' x 12'; 97#.
Dimensions
Length:
77.4'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
63.06
Tonnage (net):
31.53
Final Disposition
How:
Scuttled.
Notes:
Before Nov 28, 1936.
History

1867 Enrolled Ogdensburg, NY.

1899 Owned George Hall Coal Co., Ogdensburg, NY.

1901 Rebuilt, 85 gross tons, 58 net tons.

1906 Sold foreign.

1907 Rebuilt, Port Arthur, ONT.

1907, Dec 16 Registered Thunder Bay, ONT, C122178.

1916 Engine replaced, 12.5" + 24" x 20" stroke.

1930 Owned Great Lakes Dredging & Construction Co., Ltd., Port Arthur, ONT.

1936 Out of Canadian registry.

1936, Nov 28 Registry closed; scuttled.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
Lytle List
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

CURLEW (1867, Tug (Towboat))
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CURLEW (1867, Tug (Towboat))