MINNIE (1877, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1877
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Rand & Burger
Original Owner and Location:
Dueno & Preuss, Manitowoc, WI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
38'
Beam:
10'
Depth:
5.5'
Tonnage (gross):
12
History

1877, Apr Lost engine (a check valve was blown off) on trial run, towed to port by tug WILLIE RICHARDS.

1877, Oct Left Manitowoc for New Orleans, LA, via Chicago canal & Mississippi 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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MINNIE (1877, Tug (Towboat))