MELVIN, MARIA (1865, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
17032
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Hitchcock & Gibson
Master Carpenter:
James L. Beckwith
Original Owner:
John Melvin & James Beckwith
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
17" x 17" engine, Vulcan Foundry. Boiler into tug ELIZA J.REDFORD (1881).
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
15.25'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (old style):
50
Final Disposition
Date:
  1883
How:
Abandoned.
History

1865, Apr 1 Launched.

1865 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1865, Sep Owned J.D. Murphy & Co, Oswego.

1868 24.20 gross tons, US 17032.

1870, Aug 19 Driven ashore in as storm off Oswego, NY harbor atempting to rescue schooner NORWEGIAN.

1870, Aug 24 Released by Canadian steamer WELLINGTON; repaired Goble & Macfarlane's dry dock.

1872, Nov 20 Collision with steam tug CRUSADER, Oswego, Lake Ontario.

1873, May 19 Damage in boiler rupture.

1881 Stripped; boiler into tug ELIZA J. REDFORD.

1883 Abandoned.

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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MELVIN, MARIA (1865, Tug (Towboat))