LADY FRANKLIN (1860, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1860
Official Number:
15020
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Edward Lockwood et al., Ashtabula, OH.
Ownership Notes:
John Holbrook, Ashtabula.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine later went into TORNADO. 20 x 24" engine, Bishop & Garlic, Cleveland. 6.5 x 12' steam boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
62.95'
Beam:
14.33'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (old style):
58
Final Disposition
Date:
5 Aug 1881
How:
Broken up.
History

1861 Towed initially on Detroit River & Saginaw River (said to have been built expressly for latter).

1861, Apr 20 First enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1862, Jun 13 Owned Smith & Post, Oswego, NY.

1863 Owned Albert F. Smith, Oswego.

1865, Jul 31 Owned Albert F. Smith & John K. Smith, Oswego.

1865 Repaired.

1868 27.78 gross tons, 50hp.

1870 Owned Chaffy, Montreal, QUE; 32 gross tons, high pressure engine, 18 x 18", 50hp, 12 x 66" boiler, 60 pounds, 6.083' screw; 14 mph.

1871 Owned Sylvester Brothers, Oswego.

1871, Nov 15 Collided with schooner AUSTRALIA & sank.

1872, Apr 27 Ashore on Gull Point, Ontario, Lake Ontario; released by HIRAM CALVIN.

1872, May 25 Repaired; new decks, cabin & wheel.

1872, Nov 12 Sprung leak & was hauled out for repairs at W. Power & Co. shipyard.

1874 Owned John F. Allen & John Gaskin, Kingston, ONT; repaired.

1876 Reported 19 gross tons.

1879 Owned Allen Brothers, Montreal, QUE.

1881, Aug 5 Broken up.

1881, Oct 31 Documents surrendered.

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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LADY FRANKLIN (1860, Tug (Towboat))