HAND, GEORGE (1868, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
10998
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Hitchcock & Gibson
Original Owner and Location:
George Hand & Co., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14" x 14" engine. 8'6" x 21' 8" tubular boiler, 70# steam, David Bell.
Dimensions
Length:
54.2'
Beam:
10.6'
Depth:
6.1'
Tonnage (gross):
24.79
Tonnage (net):
12.40
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Rock Harbor, Isle Royale.
Lake Superior.
Date:
9 Aug 1886
How:
Ashore, borken up.
Notes:
1887, Oct Machinery sold to Runnels & McMurran.
History

1871 Owned at Buffalo.

1871, Feb 17 Owned Thomas Hubbell, Saginaw, MI.

1878, Apr 11 Owned John H. Robertson, Toledo.

1884 Owned Thomas Hubbell, et al, East Saginaw.

1886, Jul 30 Raising machinery of steamer ALGOMA with schooner L.L. LAMB off Isle Royale; owned Gilbert & Curry, Algonac, MI.

1886, Aug 9 Blown ashore & abandoned to underwriters; machinery recovered, documents surrendered at Port Huron, MI.

1887, Oct 17 Engine & boiler purchased by Henry McMorran & D.N. Runnels.

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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HAND, GEORGE (1868, Tug (Towboat))