DANFORTH, F.L. (1867, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
9155
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Van Slyke & Notter
Original Owner and Location:
Danforth et al., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
24.71
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Duluth, MN - Superior, WI harbor.
Lake Superior.
Date:
21 Jun 1892
Final Depth:
400'
How:
Burned & sank.
Notes:
Machinery removed into tug MARTIN.
History

1871 In service Duluth, MN with AMETHYST.

1871, May Controlled by Buffalo Tug Association.

1872, Aug 8 Burned Duluth, MN; owned D. Schutte, Superior.

1878, Feb 1 Marquette District; 29.05 gross tons; 14.53 net tons.

1883 Rebuilt.

1884, Jul 22 Owned J.H. Upham & Ezra Williams, Duluth.

1885 58.3 x 14.6 x 7'.

1889, Jul Broke plunger in pump; repaired Marquette.

1890, Nov Burned at Duluth.

1891, Jan 23 Owned F.B. Daugherty et al.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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

DANFORTH, F.L. (1867, Tug (Towboat))
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DANFORTH, F.L. (1867, Tug (Towboat))