ABBEY, JESSIE P, (1857, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
C51673 OR C51675
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Round stern, carvel built, no gallery, no figurehead.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Vanslyke & Notter
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
30 horsepower.
Dimensions
Length:
58'
Beam:
13.5'
Depth:
5.5'
Tonnage (gross):
41.33
Tonnage (net):
26.04
Final Disposition
How:
Broken up
Notes:
Last owned L.L. Whalow.
History

Apparently never registered in US, built for Canadian owners.

1868 "Repaired", no details.

1869 Owned at Napanee, ONT.

1873 H.B. Rathbun & Son, registered Montreal.

1875 Tug, 15 horsepower "Ran on Bay of Quinte, towing. Lost 1874".

1878 Chas Lamont, Port Robinson, ONT. Registered Montreal.

c.1882 Broken up. Last owned L.L. Whalow.

1882 March 15 Registration closed.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
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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ABBEY, JESSIE P, (1857, Tug (Towboat))