HERCULES (1866, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
95271
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
East Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Samuel J. Tripp
Original Owner and Location:
Humphrey Shaw & Chesley Wheeler, East Saginaw, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
78.8'
Beam:
15.4'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
61.59
Tonnage (net):
32.51
Final Disposition
Date:
  1893
How:
Burned.
History

1866, Jul Broke machinery, Bay City, Lake Huron.

1866, Sep 3 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1868, Aug 7 Owned Henry J. Brownell et al, East Saginaw.

1869, Sep 11 Owned George E. Newcombe, East Saginaw.

1873 Owned Parks & King, Bay City, MI.

1874 Repaired.

1876 Owned Mills et al, Detroit, MI.

1876 Towed to Detroit schooners MT. BLANC, NARRAGANSETT, WILLIAM H. ROUNDS & MINERAL STATE.

1877 Repaired; owned William A. Mills, Detroit.

1878, Sep Sunk Lake Erie; raised.

1884 Rebuilt as propeller.

1885, Nov Collision with steambarge SCHOOLCRAFT; repaired.

1886, Jul 4 Returned to service after burning.

1888 Owned Detroit; 100hp.

1890 Owned Sandusky, OH.

1892 Owned D.S. Brown, Sandusky.

1893 Burned; owned Port Huron, MI.

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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HERCULES (1866, Tug (Towboat))