MCQUEEN, WALTER (1856, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Daniel O'Connor
Original Owner and Location:
Daniel O'Connor, Buffalo
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
89' 9"
Beam:
18'
Depth:
8' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
128 39/95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1866
How:
Abandoned.
History

1856, Jul 18 Sunk, St. Clair Flats, St. Clair River.

1856, Jul 30 Owned Redmond Prendiville & John Ebbert, Chicago, IL.

1860, Jan Sunk at Chicago, Lake Michigan; raised.

1860, Jul Damaged in collision with schooner DAN MARBLE at Chicago.

1860, Sep Recovered bodies on Lake Michigan off Milwaukee, WI.

1861 Towing & wrecking, St. Mary's River.

1861, Oct Bound New York City to be fitted out as government gunboat.

1861 - 62, Dec/Jan Towed bark COL. ELSWORTH, Port Colborne - St. Catharines, ONT.

1862, Aug Towed bark SUNSHINE, Chicago - Lake Erie.

1863 Owned Solomon Sturgis, Chicago.

1866 Abandoned.

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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MCQUEEN, WALTER (1856, Tug (Towboat))