MONITOR (1862, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
16446
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Mason & Bidwell
Original Owner and Location:
Kingman, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
36'
Beam:
9'
Depth:
4' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
13 2/95
History

1862 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1862, Jun 7 Owned William Cochrane et al, Buffalo.

1864 Enrolled Cleveland, OH, 32hp, 11.7 gross / 7.63 net tons; harbor tug.

1866 Owned Reed, Black River, OH.

1869, May Damaged while towing at Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1871, Nov Burst boiler Madison Dock, OH; owned Garland & Bennett, Cleveland, OH.

1871, Nov Sunk, Put in Bay, Lake Erie, stone laden.

1874 Repaired; 8 gross tons, 25hp.

1876 Owned R. Field, Cleveland.

1877 Owned Warwick & Lewis, Cleveland.

1877, Aug 30 Inspected Cleveland; two 8 3/4 x 35/48" (sic) HPNC engines; one tubular boiler 3.5 x 7', @106 pounds steam.

There may have been 2 MONITORS built by Mason & Bidwell in 1862 (7 & 11 gross tons, US90716, 11.70 gross tons possibly abandoned 1876.

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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MONITOR (1862, Tug (Towboat))