BENJAMIN DRAKE (1862, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
2143
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
New York, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
J. Cox, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
45
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Peshtigo, WI.
Date:
 Jun 1882
How:
Sunk.
History

1866, Sep Damaged in collision with schooner PAULINE at Chicago.

1868 47.37 gross tons, US2143.

1873 Rebuilt.

1879 Owned Dunham & Mosher, Chicago.

1881, Feb 21 Owned Winegar, Miller & Co., Esacnaba, MI.

1881 Stranded near Cleveland, OH.

1882, Jun Sunk Peshtigo, WI.

1882, Jul Propeller & shaft removed & boat stripped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Newspaper Clippings
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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BENJAMIN DRAKE (1862, Tug (Towboat))