SEA GULL (1862, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1862
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David Lester
Original Owner and Location:
Robert J. Gordon, Marine City, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10 1/2 x 12" stroke, 14hp engine, N. Burnett & Son, Port Huron, MI
Dimensions
Length:
51'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
5.2'
Tonnage (old style):
36 80/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sault Ste. Marie, ONT
St. Marys River
Date:
  1905
How:
scrapped
Notes:
Dismantled, hull abandoned
History

1862 Enrolled Detroit, built to run Marine City, MI-Sombra, ONT.

1867, Jan Sold Canadian, registered Montreal, Canada; register #C51682.

1867, May 9 Registered Sarnia, ONT.

1869 Owned Keays, Co., Montreal.

1870 Owned Hartenet, Montreal.

1874 Repaired, thorough overhaul.

1878 Owned W. J. Keays, Sarnia.

1884 Owned W. Patterson, Sarnia.

1887 Owned Whitely & Stover, Sombra; to resume original route, Marine City & Sambra.

1899 Owned A. Harris, Sarnia.

1905 Registry closed.

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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SEA GULL (1862, Tug (Towboat))