COMPOUND (1868, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
5684
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Location of Original Owner:
Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
65'
Beam:
14.8'
Depth:
6.8'
Tonnage (gross):
40.72
Tonnage (net):
20.36
History

1871 Owned Bemis et al, Buffalo, NY.

1872, May 10 Boiler exploded, sank immediately.

1873 Repaired.

1876 - 79 Owned Johnson et al, Buffalo.

1885 Enrolled Buffalo.

1899 Owned Jas. Ash, Buffalo.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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COMPOUND (1868, Tug (Towboat))