MUIR, W.K. (1862, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
26367
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Leonard H. Boole
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
69.3'
Beam:
12.3'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
66
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kinnickinnic Marsh, Milwaukee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Oct 1881
How:
Scuttled.
Notes:
Stripped of everything of value, taken to Kinnickinnic Marsh & sunk.
History

1862, Apr 24 Launched Badger State Shipyard, Milwaukee, WI.

1862 Enrolled Milwaukee; towed vessels in & out of Milwaukee Harbor.

1864 Owned Larkin & Greenleaf, Milwaukee.

1866 Owned Larkin & Porter, Milwaukee.

1867, Jul Deck & upper works burned in fire at Port Huron, MI, six lives lost; repaired.

1870, Oct Rebuilt by Wolf & Davidson, Milwaukee.

1871 Owned Porter Brothers, Milwaukee.

1874, Apr 7 Received new & larger boiler.

1875 Owned Starke & Company, Milwaukee.

1881, Jul Dismantled, engine & boiler to go into new steambarge C.H.STARKE.

1881, Oct Scuttled.

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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MUIR, W.K. (1862, Tug (Towboat))