MURPHY, PADDY (1882, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
150271
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
John B. Martel
Original Owner and Location:
Patrick Murphy & Henry Gilman, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
68.8'
Beam:
17.4'
Depth:
8.9'
Tonnage (gross):
42.21
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Dover Bay, Cleveland Area.
Lake Erie.
Date:
23 Apr 1888
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Burned while towing in schooner REPUBLIC to Lorain, OH.
History

1882, Sep Launched at Saugatuck, MI, built for towing at Chicago, IL.

1888 Owned Thomas Axworthy, Cleveland, OH.

1888, Apr 23 Caught fire off Dover Bay, west of Cleveland & burned to the waters edge.

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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MURPHY, PADDY (1882, Tug (Towboat))