MERCHANT (1860, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1860
Official Number:
16626
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ferrysburg (Grand Haven), MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
J. Britton
Original Owner and Location:
Van Ahoof, Grand Haven
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
12 hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
45'
Beam:
9'
Depth:
4.4'
Tonnage (gross):
16.03
Tonnage (net):
8.02
History

1868 Owned Grand Haven, MI.

1885, Apr 23 Owned William Osborn, Duluth, MN.

1886, Jun 18 Owned William Osborn et al, Park Point, MN.

1889, Mar 5 Repaired, Citizen's Dock, Duluth.

1896 Owned Amelia E. Osborn, Duluth.

1904, Mar 31 Made a barge.

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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MERCHANT (1860, Tug (Towboat))