COLEMAN, THOMAS (1864, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
145030
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newburgh, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
72'
Beam:
16.2'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
100
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Amherstburg, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
19 Nov 1883
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Caught fire alongside Bar Point lightship, towed inside & beached; crew safe.
History

1864 Used as New York Harbor tug.

1870, Sep 22 Enrolled Port Huron; owned Amos Easton, Bay City, MI; 42 gross tons.

1876 Owned Gordon et al, Detroit.

1878 Repaired.

1879 Owned Mills et al, Detroit; B1 $3,500.

1883, Nov 19 Burned, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. Patrick Labadie
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

COLEMAN, THOMAS (1864, Tug (Towboat))
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COLEMAN, THOMAS (1864, Tug (Towboat))