HICKLER, JOHN (1876, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1876
Official Number:
75893
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Original Owner and Location:
John Hickler, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
14 x 16"
Dimensions
Length:
54'
Beam:
15'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (gross):
23
Tonnage (net):
11
History

1876 Cost $7,000; to run on St. Lawrence River.

1878 Owned William McRae, Montreal, QUE; 54.6 x 14.6 x 5.2, 38 gross tons, 25 net tons; C74225.

1879, Nov 17 Nearly foundered in gale 7 miles off Oswego, NY.

1890, Aug 15 Collision with yacht RAMONA at Sault Saint Marie, MI, sinking the RAMONA.

1899 Owned L.A. Hall.

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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HICKLER, JOHN (1876, Tug (Towboat))