PROTECTION (1873, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
20471
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
J. Gregory
Original Owner and Location:
Vessel Owners Towing Association, Chicago, Illinois
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22 x 20" engine 6'7" x 10' firebox boiler at 110 pounds steam
Dimensions
Length:
77.4'
Beam:
15.8'
Depth:
8.9'
Tonnage (gross):
60
Tonnage (net):
30
History

1878 Large repairs

1882 Rebuilt

1883, November 13 Ashore Saugatuck, towing damaged schooner ARAB in a

gale, crew rescued by Saint Joseph life crew

1884 Released; rebuilt Chicago

1889, October 23 Ashore near Waukegan, Illinois with D.BALLENTINE &

IRONTON

1890 Owned J.L. Higgie, Chicago, Illinois

1899 Owned Dunham Towing Company, Chicago

1902 Owned Great Lakes Towing Company, Chicago, Illinois

1914 Out of registry

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

PROTECTION (1873, Tug (Towboat))
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PROTECTION (1873, Tug (Towboat))