COMBINE (1891, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1891
Official Number:
126772
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Ralph C. Brittain
Original Owner and Location:
Ralph C. Brittain et al, Saugatuck, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Propulsion Notes:
40hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
62.6'
Beam:
16.8'
Depth:
3.4'
Tonnage (gross):
25.09
Tonnage (net):
12.55
History

1891, Aug Ran daily Saugatuck - Richmond, MI, Kalamazoo River.

1892, May Possibly lengthened 8'.

1892, Jun Broke steering & grounded, St. Pierre Point, Kalamazoo River.

1895, Apr Overhauled.

1896, Jul New boiler.

1897, Jan Owned South Haven, MI for excursions.

1897, Aug Dismantled.

1897, Nov 5 Owned Captain J.N. Upham; new machinery & propeller; for river freight.

1900, Jun Owned Captain Hosea Rogers; repaired, used as lighter.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Great Lakes Register
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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COMBINE (1891, Tug (Towboat))