RHODES, D.P. (1855, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
6623
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
C. Harmon
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10 x 20" or 17 x 22" coupled to one shaft engines
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
85
History

1860 Owned J. Greenhalgh, Cleveland, Ohio

1861, November Boiler exploded, Maumee River, Lake Erie; 2 lost

1862 Repaired

1863 Owned J. Stevens, Toledo, Ohio

1863, November Collided with schooner VOLUNTEER, Maumee Bay, Lake Erie

1865 Repaired

1866 Owned Detroit & Milwaukee Railroad Company

1867 Rebuilt a schooner; engine to steambarge J.S. ESTABROOK, then to

propeller GLADYS in 1874

1867, November 4 Grounded at Toledo, Ohio, Lake Erie, "small

schooner . . . formerly a tug of the same name"

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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RHODES, D.P. (1855, Tug (Towboat))