MARTIN, H.N. (1857, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
11975
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Francis N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Harvey M. Mirer, Buffalo, NY
Ownership Notes:
Lyman Cook, David Cook, Israel Cook
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16", 16" x 18" engines; 6'6" x 12' tubular boiler; 88# steam; by Philip Riter.
Dimensions
Length:
72'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
8' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
89 34/95
Tonnage (gross):
63.62
History

1857, May 27 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1860 Owned Mixer, Cook & Co., Buffalo, NY.

1861 Owned W. Cook & Son, Buffalo.

1863 Owned J. Greening, Cleveland.

1863, Aug Burned Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron.

1869, May Broken machinery St. Mary's River; rebuilt Detroit.

1869, Oct Collision with propeller tug MCCLELLAN on Lake Erie; aground St. Mary's River, towed to Detroit.

1875, Nov Aground Bois Blanc Island, Detroit River in fog; released by tugs J. N. MARTIN and ANNIE DOBBINS.

1881 Owned George O. Spear, Sturgeon Bay, WI.

1881, Feb 26 Owned William & W.H. Babtiste, Oconto, WI.

1882 Abandoned.

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, H.N. (1857, Tug (Towboat))