DESPATCH (1878, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1878
Official Number:
71150
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
George H. Notter
Original Owner and Location:
Sebe Talsma, Goderich, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12" x 14" engine, 25hp, by Sutton Brothers.
Dimensions
Length:
71.5'
Beam:
15.3'
Depth:
5.5'
Tonnage (gross):
32.94
Tonnage (net):
22.40
Final Disposition
Date:
30 Dec 1910
How:
Broken up.
Notes:
Registry closed.
History

Builder also noted as Robert Cooper.

1878, May 1 Registered Goderich, ONT.

1881 Owned Talsma, Alpena, MI.

1884 Owned Tolman & Co., Goderich.

1889 Owned Laing & Company, Goderich.

1910, Dec 30 "broken up".

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
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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DESPATCH (1878, Tug (Towboat))