MORTON, MINNIE (1871, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1871
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Amherstburg (Malden), ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
John Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Hackett, Malden, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
55'
Beam:
10'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
28
Tonnage (net):
18
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bois Blanc Island.
Lake Erie.
Date:
2 Oct 1881
Final Depth:
25
How:
Wrecked by logs.
Notes:
Log raft towed by tug JOHN OWEN broke apart & wrecked MORTON that had been working on raising the tug MARTIN SWAIN.
History

1871, Aug 23 Charteared by Rondeau Harbor of Refuge Co.

1879 Owned A. Kebille, Amherstburg, ONT.

1881, Oct 2 Wrecked; owned Odette & Wherry, Windsor, ONT.

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

MORTON, MINNIE (1871, Tug (Towboat))
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MORTON, MINNIE (1871, Tug (Towboat))