TUTTLE, H.B. (1871, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
95092
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: Hold beams; steel chords inside planking
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lafrinnier & Quelos
Original Owner and Location:
B.L. Pennington, et.al., Cleveland, Ohio
Ownership Notes:
J.H. Palmer, M.A. Hanna, Smith Moore, F.S. Pelton & S.C. Sturtevant
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
27 x 30" engine by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland 6.5 x 17' at 80 pounds steam, tubular boilers by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland
Dimensions
Length:
179.6'
Beam:
31.1'
Depth:
12.7'
Tonnage (gross):
580.71
Capacity:
700 tons
Final Disposition
Date:
  1908
How:
Abandoned
Notes:
Unfit
History

1871, April 23 Launched, first steam barge on the Lakes, one of the

first to use consort system; towed GEORGE N. ELY in

Cleveland, Ohio to Marquette, Michigan ore trade; 11

round trips to Lake Superior

1874 Reengined with 20 + 40 x 30" steeple engine, 400hp at 90 rpm by

Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, Ohio

1877, April 27 Rebult, 2 decks, 2 masts, 179.6 x 31.6 x 12.7',

844 gross/551.88 net tons

1880, March 1 Owned John W. Moore, et.al., Cleveland

1881, April Large repairs to hull; new stack, refitted machinery

1882 Ran Duluth to Buffalo in grain & coal trade; towed G.N.ELY &

MINERAL STATE

1882, October Struck reef at Detour entrance to Sault River

1885 Towed KINGFISHER & FRANK PEREW in Cleveland to Ontonagan,

Michigan lumber trade

1886, April 20 844.94 gross/694.56 net tons

1887, April 8 Owned C.E. Benham, et.al., Cleveland; towed QUEEN CITY

1888 Towed CHARLES HALL & QUEEN CITY

1890 Towed schooner QUEEN CITY.

1892 Towed H.C.RICHARDS & QUEEN CITY

1892, September 10 Grounded, Pipe Island

1895 Ashore near Sturgeon Bay

1896, March 31 Owned C.E. Benham, Cleveland; towed JOSEPH PAIGE

1897, April 27 Owned Charles A. Benham, Cleveland

1898 Towed SOPHIA MINCH & ABERDEEN

1900, May 23 744 gross/452 net tons; owned C.A. Benham, et.al.; towed

DONALDSON

1901, April 9 Owned C.A. Benham & J.E. Miller, Cleveland; towed

KINGFISHER & HOMER

1902 Towed PLANET

1903, January 15 Owned C.A. Benham & Maggie C. Miller

1903, April 21 Owned M.J. Benham, Cleveland; idle

1903, April 23 Sold Goderich, Ontario

1906, September 15 Sprang leak, Lake Erie; beached at Marblehead;

towed to Sandusky, Ohio where she sank

1907, June 26 Owned Harris W. Baker, Detroit, Michigan; raised,

dismantled at Detroit

1908 Abandoned; unfit

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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