ALBATROSS (1864)


Year of Build:
1864
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Elk Rapids, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S.E. Waite
Original Owner:
Dexter & Noble
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Boilers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
20'
Note on Dimensions:
may have been 62 feet in length
Tonnage (gross):
50
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Elk Lake, MI.
Date:
  1885
How:
Condemned, abandoned.
History

First steamboat used on Upper MI inland lakes, a rafting tug towed 4-5 scows.

Around 1875 Machinery removed & put into brick yard. Vessel abandoned at Elk Lake.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
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

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ALBATROSS (1864)