BRUCE, B. F. (1873, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
2861
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
E. Haight
Original Owner and Location:
J. Byrnes, et al, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
58.2'
Beam:
15.1'
Depth:
7.7'
Tonnage (gross):
35
Tonnage (net):
17
History

1876 Owned J. Byrnes et al.

1889, Mar Owned Thomas Nester, Baraga, MI; used for log towing on Keweenaw Bay, Lake Superior.

1899 Owned George Nester, Baraga.

1903 Owned Frank P. Nester, Duluth, MN.

1909 Same owner.

1916 Owned Edward Lutz, Michigan City, IN.

1921 Owned Illinois Stone Co., Chicago, IL.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
Lorne Joyce
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

BRUCE, B. F. (1873, Tug (Towboat))
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BRUCE, B. F. (1873, Tug (Towboat))