MYSTIC (1870, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
90199
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
James Madison Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Jones & Hodges, Detroit
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
81'
Beam:
18.5'
Depth:
6.2'
Tonnage (gross):
121.24
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Ransom's Landing, Tahquamenon Bay, Whitefish Bay.
Lake Superior.
Date:
27 Sep 1893
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Party of surveyors.
Notes:
Caught fire offshore, burned to waterline. 1893, Dec 7 Documents surrendered noting above loss.
History

1871 Passenger steamer, in service Lake Superior.

1871, May Broke wheel, St. Joseph Island, Lake Michigan.

1872 Ran Houghton, MI - Marquette, MI with mail; later ran Houghton - L'Anse, MI.

1873, Sep 28 Owned Louis Trempe, Sault Ste. Marie.

1878, Nov Wrecked going to assistance of QUEBEC.

1878, Dec Raised by Windsor Wrecking Co.

1879 Rebuilt, Sault Ste. Marie; 81 x 18.5 x 6.2'; 67.84 gross / 33.92 net tons.

1890, Apr 9 Owned B.B. Moiles, Saginaw, MI; boiler repaired, recaulked.

1891, Aug 24 Owned D.N. Runnels, Port Huron, MI.

1893, Sep 27 Burned to waterline, Lake Superior.

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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MYSTIC (1870, Tug (Towboat))