MARTIN, JOHN (1871, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
75452
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
T.T. Arnold
Original Owner:
Abram Smith
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
13'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
25
History

1878, March 16 Enrolled at Marquette, Michigan.

1879 Owned Martin, Houghton, Michigan.

1879, July 17 Owned Alfred Merritt, et.al., Oneota, Minnesota.

1882, October 13 Owned Frank B. Dougherty, et.al., Duluth, Minnesota.

1886, January 22 Owned J.H. Upham, et.al., Duluth, readmeasured 56 x

13.2 x 6.4', 25.86 gross/16.17 net tons.

1890 Same owner; rebuilt, readmeasured 57.2 x 13.5 x 6', 20.12 gross/ 12 net tons.

1892, June Towed from Ashland, WI to Duluth with broken wheel.

1898, January 17 Owned J.R. & E.T. Williams, Duluth.

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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MARTIN, JOHN (1871, Tug (Towboat))