MAYFLOWER (1864, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
17621
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
McDole
Master Carpenter:
A.H. Johnson
Original Owner and Location:
M.B. Kean & Edward Kean, Detroit & Cottrellville, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
24 x 36" engine. 8 x 18 1/2' tubular boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
108'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
8' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
190 23/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Colchester Reef.
Lake Erie.
Date:
11 Sep 1881
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Drove on reef in a gale & wrecked. 1882 Machinery salvaged. 1882, Jun 30 Documents surrendered, Detroit.
History

1864, Jul 25 Enrolled Detroit.

1865 Readmeasured Detroit 113 x 21.3 x 10.7', 167.67 gross tons.

1865, Sep 23 New Philadelphia pattern wheel.

1865, Dec 23 Detroit; remeasured, 113 x 21.3 x 10.7, 127.67 gross tons.

1869, Jun 16 Owned P.E. Kean, Marine City & N.A. Kean, Detroit.

1871, Aug Disabled machinery off White Rock, Lake Huron.

1875, Aug 5 Owned P.E. Kean & L.P. Kean, Marine City; repaired, 151.06 gross tons.

1881, Aug 2 Owned Louis H. Kane, Detroit.

1878, Aug 7 Sunk at Monroe, Lake Erie with staves & cordwood; raised.

1881, Sep 11 Wrecked, 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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MAYFLOWER (1864, Tug (Towboat))