HIGGIE, J.L. (1871, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
75479
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
George Notter
Original Owner and Location:
Vessel Owners Towing Co., Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14 x 16" 170hp at 140rpm engine, Knight & Sisson, Buffalo, NY (1871). 5' x 9' firebox boiler, 90# steam, Sutton Brothers, Buffalo, NY (1871).
Dimensions
Length:
47'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
6.6'
Tonnage (gross):
19
Tonnage (net):
9
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Detroit, MI.
River Rouge.
Date:
8 Dec 1900
How:
Burned.
History

1874, Aug Capsized, Mud Lake; recovered.

1899 Owned W.C. Taylor, Charlevoix, MI.

1899, Mar 4 Owned Gelk C. Gelken, Charlevoix.

1900, Dec 8 Burned Detroit, 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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HIGGIE, J.L. (1871, Tug (Towboat))