COASTER (1854, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A. Miller.
Original Owner and Location:
John Sweet et al, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
96'
Beam:
17' 6"
Depth:
4' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
70 88/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
8 miles below Stone Mills, Picton, ONT.
Bay of Quinte, Lake Ontario.
Date:
24 Nov 1860
How:
Driven ashore, went to pieces.
History

1859, May 2 Owned Richard Daniels, Oswego, NY.

1859, Jul 30 Collision with schooner COQUETTE, Oswego, NY, Lake Ontario; wrecked bow.

1860, Apr 11 Owned Veeder G. Thomas, Oswego.

1860, Nov Wrecked & abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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COASTER (1854, Tug (Towboat))