KING, BELLE (1863, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
2152
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: River tug.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G. Fondham
Original Owner and Location:
Butler & Co., Toledo, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14" x 16" engine. 4.5' x 9' tubular boiler, Shepard Iron Works, 85 pounds.
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
37
Tonnage (net):
18
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Peach Point, South Bass Island.
Lake Erie.
Date:
18 Jul 1877
How:
Sank.
Notes:
Sprang leak in gale, stranded, righted & later sank. 1884, Aug Raised by wrecked S.A. MURRAY.
History

1864 Enrolled, Cleveland, OH.

1866 Owned Butterfield & Chamberlin, Toledo, OH.

1868 Owned Cleveland, 17.63 gross tons.

1869 Rebuilt.

1869, Nov Disabled rudder, Maumee Bay, Lake Erie.

1871 Owned P. Smith, Cleveland.

1876 Owned Patcher, Perrysburg, OH.

1877, Jul 18 Owned M.A. Patchin, Toledo; sank, 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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KING, BELLE (1863, Tug (Towboat))