HACKETT, BOB (1869, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1869
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Amherstburg, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.P. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Jones & Reynolds, Amherstburg, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
18.69hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
67'
Beam:
15'
Depth:
6.3'
Tonnage (gross):
65
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Bois Blanc (Boblo) Island.
Detroit River.
Date:
8 Sep 1885
How:
Collision.
Notes:
Sunk in collision with propeller ST. MAGNUS; engine removed, hull blown up.
History

1869 Regular route Amherstburg - Pelee Island.

1871, Feb 6 Aground Detroit River; released.

1871, Mar Rebuilt, lengthened 25', cabin enlarged & improved; to run Windsor & Kingsville.

1873, Aug Severely damaged; run into by steamer while at Great Western dock.

1873, Aug Repaired Clarks Dock, Detroit.

1875, Apr Ran Amherstburg - Windsor.

1878 Owned R.A. Reynolds, Windsor.

1883, Oct Damaged by fire, Lake St. Clair.

1885, Sep 8 Owned Sol. Wigle; sunk in collision Detroit River.

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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HACKETT, BOB (1869, Tug (Towboat))