HERCULES (1865, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
51540
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Levis, QUE
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
F. Samson
Original Owner and Location:
F. Samson, Levis, QUE.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
119'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
200
History

1866 Used as gunboat in "Fenian Troubles", converted to gunboat at Montreal, QUE.

1871 Owned F. Samson, Levis.

1879 Laid up.

1883 Last used.

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 (1865, Tug (Towboat))