HARRISON, J.C. (1862, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
12718
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Mason & Bidwell
Master Carpenter:
W. Crosthwaite
Original Owner and Location:
Robert McKibben, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
48
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Sturgeon Point, New York.
Lake Erie.
Date:
29 Oct 1870
How:
Stranded.
Notes:
With tug COMPOUND, attempted to free the stranded schooner WELLS when towline broke & became tangled in her screw. She became unmanagable 7 began to sink. Crew made to the COMPOUND.
History

1863, Jun 13 Owned C.M. Reed.

1864 Owned J.C. Harrison et al.

1864, Apr 13 Rebuilt by W. Crosthwaite.

1865, Jul 12 Owned P.S. Bemis, Buffalo, NY.

1869, May Damaged by collision with tug VAN DALSEN, Chicago.

1870, Jul 9 Ran into by propeller CITY OF FREMONT at Buffalo, severely damaged.

1870, Oct 29 Stranded near Sturgeon Point, NY, on Lake Erie.

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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HARRISON, J.C. (1862, Tug (Towboat))