CONSTITUTION (1864, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
4380
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: One stack.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Oades
Original Owner and Location:
Foster & Armstrong, Clayton, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22" x 24" engine. 6'4" x 15' tubular marine boiler, 75# steam.
Dimensions
Length:
91'
Beam:
18.8'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (gross):
111.09
Final Disposition
Date:
4 Sep 1914
How:
Abandoned.
History

1865, Apr 3 Enrolled French Creek, new.

1866, Apr 17 Owned Robert J. Hackett et al, Detroit, MI.

1866, Jul 17 Owned John Strachan et al, Detroit.

1867, Apr 11 No masts.

1869, Apr 17 Owned Northwestern Transportation Co, Detroit, MI.

1870, Apr 14 Owned J.M. Lundy et al, Cleveland, OH.

1878, Apr 4 Owned John N. Lundy & Louis Trempe, Sault Ste. Marie.

1882, May 2 Owned John N. Lundy, Cleveland; readmeasured 1 deck, no masts, 89.6' x 18.8' x 8', 96.38 gross tons.

1899, Jul 12 Owned James Magee, Duluth, MN.

1914, Sep 4 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Great Lakes Register
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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

CONSTITUTION (1864, Tug (Towboat))
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CONSTITUTION (1864, Tug (Towboat))