MOSHER, ALFRED (1863, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
1395
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Miller Bros. & Clark
Original Owner and Location:
Mosher & Dunham, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
70.8'
Beam:
15.4'
Depth:
7.4'
Tonnage (old style):
69
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sturgeon Bay,WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
16 May 1897
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Towed out by tug NELSON, sank in bay; boiler recovered 1912; engine 1933.
History

1865 Readmeasured 37.74 gross / 18.87 net tons.

1871 Owned Dunham et al, Chicago, IL.

1874, Jun Collision at Chicago.

1876 Repaired.

1881, Feb Damaged stern & sank breaking ice at Chicago; raised & repaired with new forefoot, stern, stern post, & wheel.

1897, May 16 Burned; owned Walker Dumann & Helmholtz, Sturgeon Bay, WI; chartered Capt. Peter Peterson, Menominee, MI.

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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MOSHER, ALFRED (1863, Tug (Towboat))